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Inbutsu (stamp print) of Fudō Myōō
  • Japan
  • Inbutsu (stamp print) of Fudō Myōō, 1200s–1300s, Kamakura period (1185–1333) or Muromachi period (1336–1573)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut, ink
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 440 x 285 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 467 x 313 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 3/8 x 12 5/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 25 3/4 x 20 3/4 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 9 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Gift in honor of Carol and Del Shankel
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0145
Label Text

Ten rows by ten columns of one hundred total Fudo Buddhist deity images, printed in rows of ten at a time. Purportedly found in a sculpture of Fudo at Toji, Kyoto. Many identical prints from the same source are extant in various collections. Different textual sources date these prints to the 13th or 14th century, Kamakura (1185-1333) or Muromachi (1392-1573) periods. Possibly printed for the seventh day memorial service for the deceased.