Description The monk Mongaku (1139-1203; also known as Endô Moritô) is frequently depicted doing penance sitting under the Nachi waterfall. He almost froze to death under the waterfall, but was saved by Fudô Myô-ô. He became a monk after inadvertently killing his cousin rather than her husband. This is part of a mounted set in which all the pieces are related to Fudô Myô-ô.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 清次刻; [Transliteration] Kiyotsugu koku; [Translation] Engraved by Kiyotsugu
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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