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Title

The Death of Buddha "Parinirvana"

Artist

Nishimura Shigenaga

Date

1720s

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Death of Buddha 'Parinirvana', Nishimura Shigenaga
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print, hand colored
Size: 17 3/4 x 10 9/16 in. (45.1 x 26.9 cm) (image)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: names of saints such as Jizo_, Yuima and Fugen are written in various places
Physical Description: tan-e, brass flakes, probably kakemono (hanging)-e
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 81.133.84
Artist: Shigenaga Nishimura, Japanese, c.1697 - 1756
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, c.1697 - 1756
Added to Site: February 28, 2009