Page from the “Lady Ise Collection” (Ise shū), from the Nishi-Honganji Edition of the Thirty-Six Poetic Immortals (Nishi-Honganji-bon Sanjūrokuninshū), late Heian period (ca. 900–1185), early 12th century, Japan, Page from book, mounted as hanging scroll; ink on decorated paper, 20×156 cm, Overall with mounting: 138×42.5 cm, Overall with knobs: 138×47 cm
NISHI HONGANJI, Japan: is one of two temple complexes of Pure Land Buddhism in Kyoto. It was established in 1602 by the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. The roof of the older Karamon Gate is covered by bark shingles made from hinoki cypress.