Manuscript of Coloured Drawings from Honen Shonin Eden Superb detailed designs
Lovely manuscript with images mostly from Honen Shonin Eden (painted in the 14th century) along with some images of parts of Egara Tenjin Shrine in Kamakura (originals by Tosa Yukinaga b. 1320) and Kitano Shrine in Kyoto (originals by Tosa Mitsunobu b.1434). Honen founded the Jodo Shu branch of Buddhism in the 12th century. Japanese orihon (bound accordion style). This manuscript dates from the late Edo or early Meiji era (c1850-70).
76pp (38pp drawn on both sides). 32.8 x 24.3cm.
In very good condition. Some stray marks and minor stains. Small worm hole affecting small area of top near centre fold. m32070618