Painting of Amitabha Buddha Preaching to a Gathering in Paradise

  • Culture / Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Silk Fabric - Silk

  • Dimensions

    307.5x244.0cm(Hanging scroll painting)

  • Accession Number

    Deoksu 2680


In this painting, Amitabha Buddha is preaching in the Buddhist paradise surrounded by six bodhisattvas, including Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva, Manjusri Bodhisattva, and Samantabhadra Bodhisattva. This masterpiece was painted by the monk-painter Uigyun from Donghwasa Temple in Daegu for enshrinement in the temple’s main prayer hall. The painting is notable for its simple composition

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