Lot 1197
A Japanese Kamakura Period Amida Raigo Painting
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Kamakura period (1185-1333), ink, colors and gold on silk, mounted on brocade, this painting depicts Amida the Buddha of the Western Paradise descending from heaven on a double lotus pedestal, he holds his hands in a welcoming mudra, behind his head is an ombre golden halo with lines radiating out, originally a hanging scroll now mounted in a frame, not examined outside of frame, from the Helen Louise Gardner estate, famous silent film actress, per consignor, similar paintings in the collections of The British Museum and The Princeton Art Museum.

DOA 33 x 17.5 in., SS 23 x 9 in.

Horizontal creases with minor loss; some loss to pigments and gold; some small areas of loss to silk; some possible repainting or retouching to area below feet.

$2,000 - 4,000