scroll painting

Painting of Yama king and scenes of hell. Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk. This painting depicts the King Song Di, Song Di Huang, one of the Ten Kings of Hell who is responsible for the Third Court of Hell. He is sitting in front of a desk, flanked by two assisting judges, and below them are a military official on the right and a civil official on the left. Depicted below are several judgement scenes.

The scroll was probably hung in a temple.

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