Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Overall: 254.9 x 1146 cm (100 3/8 x 451 3/16 in.)
Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1919.1020
Bodhisattva Manjusri is holding a ruyi scepter to represent ultimate wisdom.
Large-size Buddhist paintings dated to the Joseon period (1391-1910) were once hung behind Buddhist statues, attached to the wall. In the Buddhist pantheon of the Joseon period, Bodhisattva Manjusri appears as a deity attendant to Vairocana Buddha.
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