Anonymous (19th/20th century)
An Illustrated Album of the Diamond Sutra
An album of twelve double leaves, ink and color on leaf veins and paper and ink on paper; the paintings variously depicting Buddhist celestials, the Eighteen luohan, and the White-Robed Guanyin with Attendant, the last leaf bearing a signature reading Ding Yunpeng with two seals, the calligraphy titled jingang banruo boluo mijing (Vajracchedika Prajnaparamita Sutra, or the Diamond Sutra in short) and on the last leaf bearing a signature reading Zhang Ruitu with three seals.
7 x 5in (17.8 x 12.7cm) each painting
9 1/2 x 7in (24.2 x 17.8cm) each calligraphy leaf