Amitabha (Ch. Amitofou) rescues sailors at seaArtist(s)ChineseArtist NationalityChinese (culture or style)Object Creation Date19th centuryMedium & Supportwoodblock print mounted as a hanging scrollDimensions
31 7/8 in. x 11 1/4 in. ( 80.9 cm x 28.5 cm )Credit LineGift of Robert and Frances WagnerSubject matter
A narrative scene in which the Buddha Amitabha (Ch. Amitofou) rescues sailors at sea; an extensive inscription includes a title and long text. Above the framed narrative is an image of the Thousand-Armed Avalokitesvara (Ch. Guanyin), seated on a lotus dais, within a moon-shaped halo.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typeblack and white printCollection AreaAsianRights
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