Jizo Bodhisattva, Anonymous, 1250 - 1300

Jizo Bodhisattva, Anonymous, 1250 - 1300

silk, h 96.8cm × w 39.5cm. More details

Jizo saves souls and those who pass away. Commissioning a portrait of Jizo was also considered propitious for a person’s ancestors. Jizo descends on a cloud and meets his devotees. Here he is shown in the usual way as an elegant, young monk, with a shaven head and richly decorated clothes.

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