Amitabha Sutra (Sutra Spoken by Amitabha): frontispiece, detail (Paradise scene)

Creator:
Royal Scriptorium of Silver Letters (unjawon) 은자원, 銀字院
Published/Created:
1341
Physical Description:
H: 22.23 cm, W: 8.57 cm (each fold)
Notes:
Sk: Shorter Sukhavativyuha Sutra. Shows Paradise Scene, with preaching Amitabha greeted by ten buddhas, and apsarasas. Unusual in that it spreads over 2 rather than 4 folds. Dedicatory inscription by calligrapher Chonggo, of the royal scriptorium, on behalf of his mother. See (Paik-Kim et. al., Goryeo: Korea's Age of Enlightenment, pl.30) for details. Item 1983,1008,0.1 in the British Museum.
Variant Titles:
Pulsol-amit‘agyong: pyonsangdo
불설아미타경 변상도: 부분
佛說阿彌陀經變相圖:部分
Associated Names:
Chonggo 聽古 (inscription by) [Contributor]
Topics:
Manuscripts -- Korea -- Koryo dynasty, 918-1392 -- (YVRC)
Culture:
Koryo dynasty, 918-1392
Accession Number:
2728-016
Genre:
manuscripts: illuminated manuscripts (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Title:
Asian Collection (Youngsook Pak Personal Collection)
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
London, England: British Museum
Local Record Number:
Portfolio Item ID: 319096
OID:
587586
PID:
digcoll:2061441