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: Section of Chapter 21 of the Medium-Length Agon Sutra

Section of Chapter 21 of the Medium-Length Agon Sutra

Type
Handscroll (mounted as a hanging scroll)
Historical period(s)
Late Nara period, 759
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W (image): 26.2 × 75.5 cm (10 5/16 × 29 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2014.6.10a-d
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Keyword(s)
Buddhism, Japan, Late Nara (Tempyo) period (710 - 794), sutra
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
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