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Artist: attributed to: Myoson, active early to mid-14th century
The Death of the Buddha Sakyamuni (Nehan-zu)
Hanging scroll: ink, color, gold pigment, and cut gold on silk
Without mounting: 171 x 149.2 cm (67 5/16 x 58 3/4 in.), with mounting: 293 x 176.5 cm (115 3/8 x 69 1/2 in.), with rollers: W. 185.5 cm (73 1/16 in.),
Purchased with funds from The Japan Foundation Endowment of the Council on East Asian Studies and the Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
Kamakura (1185–1333) to Nanbokucho (1333–1392) period
Not on view
Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 14243 (detail), 145, pl. 131.
Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 42.
Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan, “The Interstitial Buddha: Picturing the Death of Sakyamuni,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 4463, ill. cover and back cover, fig. 14, 6.
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