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Hôshô-ji at Hannya Jakusen-san, No. 32 of the Chichibu Pilgrimage Route (Chichibu junrei sanjûniban Hannya Jakusen-san Hôshô-ji ), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

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MFA impressions: 00.1159, 11.42649 The story of the daughter of Toyoshima Gon no kami (Toyoshima Gon no kami no musume).

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秩父順礼第三拾二番 般若 石舩山法性院 ねがハくははんにやの舟にのりをえん  いかなるつみもうかぶとぞきく 奉額 子の智恵に笠て救ふや玉あられ 豊嶋権守の娘 当国豊嶋郡の住人豊島権守一人の娘を/同郡某に嫁せしに或時彼娘父が里に/おもむかんとて舩に乗けるが犀ヶ淵にて/悪魚に見込れて終に水底に飛入りしが/一人の美女ふしぎにも其娘を助けて舟に/乗せて送りけれバ従者ども夢の如くに/よろこびて何れの者と聞けれバ/吾ハ石舩山の者なり姫が父をはじめ/主従よく観音を信ずるがゆへ危難/を助けたりと言つゝ失ぬとのふしぎを/権守に告しかバ随喜の涙をながして/利益を尊び其恩謝として諸所を順礼して当/山に来りて御帳をかゝげて拝すれバふしぎや娘が/冠りたる笠を着玉ひてれいれいと立せ給へバ/感涙を尽して三日三夜に/般若心経を書写し/て供養をし奉り/しとぞ誠に/或漂流巨海/龍魚諸鬼/難念彼観音力波浪不能没の経文有がたき/かな今も本尊ハ天冠のうへに笠を/着て舟に棹さし給ふ尊像なり 万亭応賀誌 *(二代広重画)(二代国貞画)*安政六年未四月(1859)

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Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche (below); Hiroshige ga (above) 国貞画(年玉枠)、広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: Goat 4 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

C's Ukiyo-e Museum, http://homepage2.nifty.com/ukiyo-e/index.html

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1159

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints