Jizo Bodhisattva, anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1350

Jizo Bodhisattva, anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1350

ink and paint on 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.

This work belongs to Jizo Bodhisattva (AK-MAK-162)

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