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Manuscript fragment of the Lotus Sutra

Photo: Scott Leen

Manuscript fragment of the Lotus Sutra


Ink on paper
3 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (8.9 x 10.8 cm)
Gift of Lucy L. Lo
Provenance: Acquired by James C. M. Lo (1902-1987, Luo Jimei) and Lucy Lo (b. 1920, Liu Xian), New Jersey, ca. 1943-44, when they found the fragments exposed in the sands of the Dunhuang Caves; to Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2022
Photo: Scott Leen
Not currently on view

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