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Portrait of Yinyuan Longgi (Ingen Ryuki)

Kita DōkuMid 17th century

Kobe City Museum

Kobe City Museum

Yinuan Longgi (1592-1673) was a high priest born in the Fujian province of China. He was often invited to be the chief priest of Sofukuji temple by Chinese people in Nagasaki, and finally visited Nagasaki in 1654 with his many pupils. Afterwards, he established Manpukuji temple in Kyoto under strong recommendation by the Tokugawa shogunate in 1661.

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  • Title: Portrait of Yinyuan Longgi (Ingen Ryuki)
  • Creator: Kita Dōku
  • Date: Mid 17th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w45.2 x h121.9 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: 「隠元倚騎獅像」の日本語情報
  • Medium: Color on silk

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