A monk becoming the Buddha

hanging scroll

Japanese Collection

Accession Nr.: 4878
Type: painting; hanging scroll
Date of production:
18th–19th centuries
Edo (Tokugawa) period
Place of production:
Acquisition: collected by Péter Vay
Materials/Techniques: colours and gold on silk
Dimensions: height: 50 cm
width: 21.8 cm
mirror: 32.3 × 16 cm
This is the companion piece to the previous scroll. The monk stands on open lotus flowers, his hands together in front of his chest. His monk’s robe falls in ample folds; the top part of the robe is coloured, with an intricately worked pattern. related item: HFM_4880