Śākyamuni Triad


Śākyamuni Triad

Japanese paintings / Nara

Kamakura period, 14th century

Three hanging scrolls; ink and colors on silk

H 117.0, W 58.2 (each)


Provenance: Shōju Raigō-ji, Shiga Prefecture


Shaka-nyorai (Śākyamuni), sitting cross-legged on the lion-seat, is painted in the center scroll. He is making the finger sign Seppō-in (sign of sermon) and is bearing round halos. In the side scrolls

Masterpieces of Nara National Museum. Nara National Museum, 1993, p.35, no.20.

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