Hanging scroll, ink on silk
Overall: 203.2 x 63.5 cm (80 x 25 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1972.41
Bodhidharma is the legendary founder of Chan (Zen) Buddhism in China. Here he is seen meditating in front of a cliff, atop Mount Song. Behind him is his disciple Huike, the first recipient of his teaching.
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