Masters of Mercy – and sartorial splendor

Once I got over marveling at how horribly beautiful hell could be, I found myself staring at the silks -- not the silk Kano Kazunobo painted on, but the silks he depicted the Buddha's disciples wearing.  I'm talking about a selection of 19th-century scroll paintings that form the  centerpiece of  "Masters of Mercy: Buddha’s Amazing … Continue reading Masters of Mercy – and sartorial splendor