妙法蓮華経, Lotus Sutra, Chapters 12 and 14, Edo period (1615–1868), ca. 1667, Japan, Two handscrolls; gold, silver on indigo-dyed

- Image ID: KC8240
妙法蓮華経, Lotus Sutra, Chapters 12 and 14, Edo period (1615–1868), ca. 1667, Japan, Two handscrolls; gold, silver on indigo-dyed
Artokoloro Quint Lox Limited / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: KC8240
妙法蓮華経, Lotus Sutra, Chapters 12 and 14, Edo period (1615–1868), ca. 1667, Japan, Two handscrolls; gold, silver on indigo-dyed paper, a: 11 in. × 14 ft. 10 15/16 in. (28 × 454.5 cm), Paintings, The Lotus Sutra, the most popular of all Buddhist scriptures, promises salvation to all who place faith in it. The set to which this handscroll belongs demonstrates how the courtly tradition of late Heian-period sutra copying was revived by the palace in early modern times