Amida Buddha.

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794-1185 (Heian Period).
1 print : woodblock print ; sheet 47.1 x 31.9 cm


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Summary note
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. This print was found inside a wooden statue of Buddha at the temple called Jyoruriji in Nara prefecture.
Unidentified Artist [woodcutter]
Source acquisition
Princeton copy 1: 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.
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