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Descent of Amida


Artist Unknown (Japan)


13th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Descent of Amida: Gallery Label - Current
: The Descent of Amida
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Medium: Paintings, Paintings-Hanging Scroll (Do Not Use) | Gold and color on indigo-dyed silk
Size: 33 3/8 x 14 5/8 in. (84.77 x 37.15 cm) (Kakemono [painting])
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 13th century, Kamakura period
Physical Description: the Buddhist art of the Kamakura period in Japan (1185-1392) is one of the great religious arts and this thirteenth century painting on silk mounted as a hanging scroll is an elegant and fine example; the Descent of Amida (raigo) is represented; Amida Bud
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Dorothy Mann Cordry, Frederick M. Mann, Jr. and Eleanor Mann Olson, given in memory of their parents, Mr.and Mrs. Frederick Maynard Mann.
Accession Number: 61.16
Added to Site: February 28, 2009