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Samyutagama Sutra, chapter 25

Samyutagama Sutra, chapter 25

Sutra writing developed its own distinctive tradition of regular script in which individual characters retained the squat, fleshy proportions and compact strokes of early clerical script. In this scroll, compri... more

Chapter House from Notre-Dame-de-Pontaut

Chapter House from Notre-Dame-de-Pontaut

The chapter house was the daily meeting place in most European monasteries and convents. The monks or nuns sat on the stone bench around the walls, as business was discussed each day and a chapter of the Rule o... more

“Parable of the Medicinal Herbs,” Chapter 5 of the Lotus Sutra

“Parable of the Medicinal Herbs,” Chapter 5 of the Lotus Sutra

This sutra once formed part of a much larger set of handscrolls depicting all twenty-eight chapters of the Lotus Sutra, one of the most popular Buddhist scriptures. Each handscroll consists of a pictorial front... more

“Devadatta,” Chapter 12 of the Lotus Sutra

“Devadatta,” Chapter 12 of the Lotus Sutra

This sutra once formed part of a much larger set of handscrolls depicting all twenty-eight chapters of the Lotus Sutra, one of the most popular Buddhist scriptures. Each handscroll consists of a pictorial front... more

“Universal Gateway,” Chapter 25 of the Lotus Sutra

“Universal Gateway,” Chapter 25 of the Lotus Sutra

One of the masterworks of the Met’s Buddhist painting collection, this handscroll is the earliest known painted version of the twenty-fifth chapter of the Lotus Sutra, which is known as the “Universal Gateway o... more

Scene from "Channel Buoys" (Miotsukushi), chapter 14 of the Tale of Genji

Scene from "Channel Buoys" (Miotsukushi), chapter 14 of the Tale of Ge...

The absence of an obvious place reference can sometimes make a story all the more poignant. Readers of the text accompanying this scene would have known that Sumiyoshi— renowned for the serene beauty of its pin... more

Capitulum (Chapter) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 221

Capitulum (Chapter) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 221

Detail of a historiated initial 'I'(n) of a bishop and a group of canons. Image taken from f. 221 of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.

Chapter of the Garter from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 439

Chapter of the Garter from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 439

Detail of a miniature of the Chapter of the Garter, a king and knights gathered around an altar surmounted by George and the dragon. Image taken from f. 439 of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book').... more

Chapter of the Garter from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 439

Chapter of the Garter from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 439

Miniature of the Chapter of the Garter, a king and knights gathered around an altar surmounted by George and the dragon. Image taken from f. 439 of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Recto: Landscape with Trees and Figures (? Remarks on the  Winds and the Lay-out of the City; Vitruvius, Book 1, Chapter 6, nos. 2, 3): Verso: Blank.

Recto: Landscape with Trees and Figures (? Remarks on the Winds and t...

Attributed to a member of the Sangallo family (Florence, ca. 1530–1545)

Recto: On Timber, the Species of Trees (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 9, no. 4); Verso: On Timber, the Battle of Larignium (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 9, no. 15)..

Recto: On Timber, the Species of Trees (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 9, ...

Attributed to a member of the Sangallo family (Florence, ca. 1530–1545)

Recto: "Libro Primo, Chapo Quarto..." (Vitruvius, Book 1, Chapter 4); Verso: The Fortification of City Walls (Vitruvius, Book 1, Chapter 5).

Recto: "Libro Primo, Chapo Quarto..." (Vitruvius, Book 1, Chapter 4); ...

The creator of this drawing was an experienced draftsman of military technology and architecture, as is evident by his use of perspective and in the level of surface detail with which he elaborated the forms pr... more

Recto: Temple Types: Amphiprostyle (Vitruvius, Book 3, Chapter 2, no. 4); Verso: Temple Types: Pseudodipteral (Vitruvius, Book 3, Chapter 2, no. 6).

Recto: Temple Types: Amphiprostyle (Vitruvius, Book 3, Chapter 2, no. ...

Attributed to a member of the Sangallo family (Florence, ca. 1530–1545)

Recto: Temple Types: in Antis and Prostyle (Vitruvius, Book 3, Chapter 2, nos. 2, 3); Verso: Temple Types: Peripteral (Vitruvius, Book 3, Chapter 2, no. 5).

Recto: Temple Types: in Antis and Prostyle (Vitruvius, Book 3, Chapter...

A recent discovery, this sheet and seven others (acc. nos. 2008.105.1-8) comprised a manuscript draft for an Italian edition of the sole surviving architectural treatise of Roman antiquity, Ten Books on Archite... more

Recto: The Houses of the Barbarians (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, nos. 3, 4); Verso: The Aeropagus in Athens with Cave Houses (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, no. 5).

Recto: The Houses of the Barbarians (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, nos...

Attributed to a member of the Sangallo family (Florence, ca. 1530–1545)

Scene from "The Ivy" (Yadorigi), chapter 49 of the Tale of Genji

Scene from "The Ivy" (Yadorigi), chapter 49 of the Tale of Genji

This painting is a section of a larger painting, cut from a pair of folding screens that featured scenes from the eleventh-century novel The Tale of Genji. Remounted as a hanging scroll, this scene is from a ch... more

Scene from The Tale of Genji: Chapter 4, "Evening Face" (Yūgao)

Scene from The Tale of Genji: Chapter 4, "Evening Face" (Yūgao)

This scene illustrates a celebrated chapter in The Tale of Genji, “Evening Faces (Yūgao).” Genji stops to inquire after his old nurse and glimpses pretty foreheads in the humble house next to the nurse’s home. ... more

Aoi Plant, Cherry Blossoms, Drum and Eboshi Hat Representing the "Aoi" Chapter of The Story of Genji

Aoi Plant, Cherry Blossoms, Drum and Eboshi Hat Representing the "Aoi"...

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Incense Container (Kōgō ) in the Form of a Book, with the title“Hana no En” (Festival of the Cherry Blossoms), Chapter 8 of The Tale of Genji

Incense Container (Kōgō ) in the Form of a Book, with the title“Hana n...

The design of this box imitates a book. Suspended from a branch of the tree is a poem-card (tanzaku) bearing a verse from "The Festival of Cherry Blossoms," Chapter 8 of The Tale of Genji. Edo period (1615–1868)

Incense Box (Kōbako) with Scene from "His Perfumed Highness" (Niou no Miya), chapter 42 of the Tale of Genji

Incense Box (Kōbako) with Scene from "His Perfumed Highness" (Niou no ...

The lid of this box is made of two interlocking seashells illustrating a chapter of the Tale of Genji. Publicly recognized as Genji's son, Kaoru has doubts about the circumstances of his birth. A poem voiced by... more

The Fujiwara Chapter (Fujiwara no maki)
Princess Ogimi from the "Bridge Maiden" (Hashihime)  chapter from The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari)

Princess Ogimi from the "Bridge Maiden" (Hashihime) chapter from The ...

Hishikawa Waō (Japanese, active early 18th century) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Third Princess and a Cat, from the "New Herbs I" (Wakana I)
 chapter The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari}

The Third Princess and a Cat, from the "New Herbs I" (Wakana I) chapt...

Tsukioka Settei (Japanese, 1710–1786) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Third Princess and a Cat, from the "New Herbs I" (Wakana I)
 chapter The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari}

The Third Princess and a Cat, from the "New Herbs I" (Wakana I) chapt...

Attributed to Matsuno Chikanobu (Japanese, active early 18th century) Edo period (1615–1868)

"Evening Faces" (Yūgao) chapter from The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari)

"Evening Faces" (Yūgao) chapter from The Tale of Genji (Genji monogata...

Kawamata Tsunemasa (active 1716–48) Edo period (1615–1868)

Parody of Murasaki, from "Lavender" (Wakamurasaki), chapter 5 of the Tale of Genji

Parody of Murasaki, from "Lavender" (Wakamurasaki), chapter 5 of the T...

The Tale of Genji was the most celebrated courtly romance of the twelfth century. The scene parodied here refers to the moment when the story's protagonist, Genji, glimpses the young Murasaki for the first time... more

The Pool of Bethesda (St. John, Chapter 5)

The Pool of Bethesda (St. John, Chapter 5)

Simon Francis Ravenet, the elder (French, 1706 or 1721–1774)

The Pool of Bethesda (St. John, Chapter 5)

The Pool of Bethesda (St. John, Chapter 5)

after William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

The constancy of Tom Jones subdued by the charms of Black Moll..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book V, chapter 10)

The constancy of Tom Jones subdued by the charms of Black Moll..., ill...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Tom Jones detects the Philsopher in Black Molls Bed Chamber..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 5)

Tom Jones detects the Philsopher in Black Molls Bed Chamber..., illust...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Partridge cruelly accused and maltreated by his Wife &..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 4)

Partridge cruelly accused and maltreated by his Wife &..., illustratio...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

The infant Jones found in the bed of Mr. Allworthy..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 3)

The infant Jones found in the bed of Mr. Allworthy..., illustration to...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

A Disguised Scene from The Tale of Genji (Fūryū Yatsushi Genji), Chapter 33, “Wisteria Leaves (Fuji no uraba)”

A Disguised Scene from The Tale of Genji (Fūryū Yatsushi Genji), Chapt...

This triptych presents one of the happiest scenes from The Tale of Genji: a gorgeous operatic pageant of beautiful ladies. Here, Yūgiri, the Shining Prince’s son, has won the love of Kumoinokari, daughter of Tō... more

Rispah, 2nd Book of Samuel, Chapter 21 (Liber Studiorum, part IX, plate 46)

Rispah, 2nd Book of Samuel, Chapter 21 (Liber Studiorum, part IX, plat...

Turner distilled his ideas about landscape In "Liber Studiorum" (Latin for Book of Studies), a series of seventy prints plus a frontispiece published between 1807 and 1819. To establish the compositions, he mad... more

Rispah, 2nd Book of Samuel, Chapter 21 (Liber Studiorum, part IX, plate 46)

Rispah, 2nd Book of Samuel, Chapter 21 (Liber Studiorum, part IX, plat...

Turner distilled his ideas about landscape In "Liber Studiorum" (Latin for Book of Studies), a series of seventy prints plus a frontispiece published between 1807 and 1819. To establish the compositions, he mad... more

portrait from "The Career of Don Carlos, since the death of Ferdinand the Seventh: being a chapter in the history of Charles the Fifth"

portrait from "The Career of Don Carlos, since the death of Ferdinand ...

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "The Career of Don Carlos, since the death of Ferdinand the Seventh: being a chapter in the history of Charles the Fifth". The title and subject terms of this ima... more

Carlist from "The Career of Don Carlos, since the death of Ferdinand the Seventh: being a chapter in the history of Charles the Fifth"

Carlist from "The Career of Don Carlos, since the death of Ferdinand t...

This image has been taken from scan 000264 from "The Career of Don Carlos, since the death of Ferdinand the Seventh: being a chapter in the history of Charles the Fifth". The title and subject terms of this ima... more

Chapter V from "The rural and domestic life of Germany, with characteristic sketches of its cities and scenery, collected in a general tour, and during a residence in the country in 1840, 41 and 42"

Chapter V from "The rural and domestic life of Germany, with character...

This image has been taken from scan 000073 from "The rural and domestic life of Germany, with characteristic sketches of its cities and scenery, collected in a general tour, and during a residence in the countr... more

Chapter House from "A Guide to Ripon, Harrogate, Fountains Abbey, Bolton Priory, and several places of interest in their vicinity. ... Fifth edition"

Chapter House from "A Guide to Ripon, Harrogate, Fountains Abbey, Bolt...

This image has been taken from scan 000101 from "A Guide to Ripon, Harrogate, Fountains Abbey, Bolton Priory, and several places of interest in their vicinity. ... Fifth edition". The title and subject terms of... more

manuscript from "A History of the ancient parish of Leek, in Staffordshire. By J. Sleigh. With a chapter on the Geology of the neighbourhood, by T. Wardle"

manuscript from "A History of the ancient parish of Leek, in Staffords...

This image has been taken from scan 000027 from "A History of the ancient parish of Leek, in Staffordshire. By J. Sleigh. With a chapter on the Geology of the neighbourhood, by T. Wardle". The title and subject... more

map from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, Carniola, & Friuli in 1861, 1862, & 1863. With a geological chapter, and pictorial illustrations from original drawings on the spot"

map from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia,...

This image has been taken from scan 000558 from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, Carniola, & Friuli in 1861, 1862, & 1863. With a geological chapter, and pictorial illustrations fro... more

map from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, Carniola, & Friuli in 1861, 1862, & 1863. With a geological chapter, and pictorial illustrations from original drawings on the spot"

map from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia,...

This image has been taken from scan 000559 from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, Carniola, & Friuli in 1861, 1862, & 1863. With a geological chapter, and pictorial illustrations fro... more

map from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, Carniola, & Friuli in 1861, 1862, & 1863. With a geological chapter, and pictorial illustrations from original drawings on the spot"

map from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia,...

This image has been taken from scan 000030 from "The Dolomite Mountains. Excursions through Tyrol, Carinthia, Carniola, & Friuli in 1861, 1862, & 1863. With a geological chapter, and pictorial illustrations fro... more

Toriyama Akinari Terutada with Ghost; (The Lavender Chapter)

Toriyama Akinari Terutada with Ghost; (The Lavender Chapter)

Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904) Edo period (1615–1868)

Native Inquest from "The Native Tribes of South Australia, comprising the Narrinyeri, by ... G. Taplin. The Adelaide Tribe, by Dr. Wyatt ... The Encounter Bay Tribe, by ... A. Meyer. The Port Lincoln Tribe, by ... C. W. Schürmann. The Dieyerie Tribe, by S. Gason (edited by G. Isaacs). Vocabulary of Woolner District Dialect, ... by J. W. O. Bennett. [Edited] with an introductory chapter by J. D. Woods"

Native Inquest from "The Native Tribes of South Australia, comprising ...

This image has been taken from scan 000073 from "The Native Tribes of South Australia, comprising the Narrinyeri, by ... G. Taplin. The Adelaide Tribe, by Dr. Wyatt ... The Encounter Bay Tribe, by ... A. Meyer.... more

map from "Askja, Iceland's largest volcano: with a description of the great lava desert in the interior: and a chapter on the genesis of the island"

map from "Askja, Iceland's largest volcano: with a description of the ...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Askja, Iceland's largest volcano: with a description of the great lava desert in the interior: and a chapter on the genesis of the island". The title and subject... more

Iceland from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal translation of three sagas. Maps, etc"

Iceland from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two...

This image has been taken from scan 000057 from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal... more

Horses from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal translation of three sagas. Maps, etc"

Horses from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two ...

This image has been taken from scan 000060 from "Summer Travelling in Iceland; being the narrative of two journeys across the island ... With a chapter on Askja by E. Delmar Morgan ... Containing also a literal... more