Asian Art

Standing Amida Nyorai

14th century

Stamped in Ink on paper

without mounting: 2 9/16 × 45 7/8 in. (6.5 × 116.5 cm)
framed: 8 1/4 × 51 3/16 in. (21 × 130 cm)
Purchased with funds from The Japan Foundation Endowment of the Council on East Asian Studies
2005.138.1
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Nanbokuchou period (1336–92)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Private collection in Tokyo pre-dating World War II; acquired by Mr. and Mrs. Seki in 2000; Mika Gallery, New York, September 2005; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.2005

Bibliography: 

Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan, “The Interstitial Buddha: Picturing the Death of Sakyamuni,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 52–55, fig. 8.

Bukyo hanga nyumon, exh. cat. (Machida, Japan: Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 1990).

Nara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan zohin zuhan mokuroku: hanga hen, Shohan, exh. cat. (Nara, Japan: Nara National Museum, 1999).

Junichi Kikutake, “Bukyo hanga,” Nihon no Bijutsu 218 (1984).

Mika Gallery, New York, Japanese Buddhist Woodblock Prints, sale cat. (2005).

Mary W. Baskett, Footprints of the Buddha: Japanese Buddhist Prints from American and Japanese Collections (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1980).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.