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Amida (Amitabha)

  • Korea Koryŏ dynasty, dated 1306
  • Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
  • h: 162.2cm w: 92.2cm
  • [10398]

This famous work exhibits the highest standard of Korean Buddhist painting, and is particularly important given the information known about its background and the year of production. The painting includes prayers for the safe return of the Korean King Chungnyeol then staying in Dadu, the capital of the Chinese Yuan dynasty.

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