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1 item ; sheet 47.1 x 31.9 cm.
Amita¯bha (Buddhist deity)
Buddhas in art
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Unidentified Artist [woodcutter]
Medium: Woodblock print
Item description: Prints of Amida Buddha were used as objects of meditation and devotion. Most often, twelve depictions of Buddha were carved on a single block and printed multiple times.
Provenance: Purchased at one of three 1947 sales at Parke-Bernet or at Gimbels Department Store, New York City.
Gift of Gillett G. Griffin in honor of Dale Roylance. Given 2008.
Eight Hundred Years of Japanese Printmaking. From the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James B. Austin. Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, October 22, 1976-January 2, 1977.
Mary W. Baskett. Footprints of the Buddha, Japanese Buddhist Prints from American and Japanese Collections. Philadelphia Museum of Art, August 23 to October 26, 1980.
Also available in an electronic version.
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