The Burke Collection
Daihōkōbutsu kegonkyō (大方廣仏華厳経)
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Commonly known as Yakekyō (焼経)

Nara period, ca. 744

Fragment of a handscroll, mounted as hanging scroll; silver ink on indigo paper

24 x 55.6 cm (9 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015

Ex Coll.: Nigatsudō, Tōdaiji, Nara


Kaufman 1985, fig. 9
Kaufman, Laura
“Practice and Piety: Buddhist Art in Use.” Apollo 121, no. 276 (February): 91–99.

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Tokyo ­National Museum 1985a, no. 67
Tokyo National Museum
Nihon bijutsu meihin ten: New York Burke Collection / A Selection of Japanese Art from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun.

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Avitabile 1990, no. 14
Avitabile, Gunhild
[Editor]. Die Kunst des alten Japan: Meisterwerke aus der Mary and Jackson Burke Collection, New York. Exh. cat. Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.

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Murase 2000, no. 6.
Murase, Miyeko
Bridge of Dreams: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection of Japanese Art. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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