A monk becoming the Buddha

hanging scroll

Japanese Collection

Accession Nr.: 4880
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: 21.2 cm
mirror: 32 × 16 cm
The monk stands on two open lotus flowers. He wears a long monk’s robe that falls in ample folds and holds his hands together in front of his
chest. His head is shaved, and behind his head is a halo. related item: HFM_4878