Sakyamuni Returning from the Mountains

Attributed to Yan Hui

Qing dynasty (1644-1912), About 1650

Inscription: “The subject of this work by the Buddhist Layman Yan Qiouyue (Yan Hui) is Sakyamuni returning from the mountains. It is wrong that people today see him as Bodhidharma. I thus figured it out. Monk Yu Ze from the Tiantai Temple at age seventy.”