Gallery Talk: Heaven and Hell

Friday, June 16, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

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Gallery Talks

Price: Free with special exhibition admisssion

Y?sh? Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu), Japanese (1838–1912)
The Hell Courtesan (Jigoku-day?)
Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, latter half of the 19th century.
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, image: 57 3/16 x 28 1/8 in.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.7329
Photograph © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Enjoy and opening day docent-led tour of Heaven and Hell: Salvation and Retribution in Pure Land Buddhism.

Opening Day Tours will also be offered at 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. followed by a lecture on Heavens and Hells in Pure Land Buddhism by Randall L. Nadeau, Ph.D. in the Auditorium at 6:00 p.m.

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