An Illustrated History of Prince Shotoku

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Historical period(s)
Kamakura period, 14th century
Ink and color on paper
H x W: 64.3 x 127.8 cm (25 5/16 x 50 5/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Handscroll (mounted on panel)

Japan, Kamakura period (1185 - 1333), prince
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Ogushi Sumio. Three Picture Scrolls of the Life of Prince Shotoku. no. 711 Tokyo. .
  • Unknown title. no. 711 Tokyo. pl. 1.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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