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Haginodô at Bokuun-ji on Mount Kôyô, No. 6 of the Chichibu Pilgrimage Route (Chichibu junrei rokuban Haginodô Kôyôsan Bokuun-ji), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

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MFA impressions: 00.1140, 11.42623 The story of Zenkaku.

Inscription

秩父順礼第六番 萩の堂 向陽山卜雲寺 初秋に風ふきむすぶ荻の堂  宿仮の世の夢ぞさめける 奉額 ふむべつの外の夜明やぬくめ鳥 禅客 当山の本尊は行基の作にて往昔纔の草庵に安置し/けるが山聳へ谷深きがゆへ鳥獣の外は春秋の彼岸にも/来る者もなかりしが爰に一人の禅客ありて六年が間/草庵に禅定して有無の工夫をいたしける処ある日/誰とも知らず一首の和哥を詠ずその歌に/はつ秋に風吹むすぶ荻の堂/宿仮の世の夢ぞ覚ける/禅客この一首を聞て忽ち多年/工夫せし無常迅速の理をさとり/その声の処を尋ね見れバ/一株の荻の下にその詠歌の/短冊あるによつて/これぞ誠に観音の/感ならんとそこに/小堂を営むがゆへ/荻の堂といへり後人種々の/霊験を蒙りたるがゆへ/今の堂舎を建立して/繁昌の地とハなれり 万亭応賀誌 *(二代広重画)(三代豊国画)(横川彫竹)*安政六年未九月(1859)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (below); Hiroshige ga (above) 豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Goat 9 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take 改印: 未四改 彫師: 彫竹

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 9th month

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23.5 cm (14 1/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1140

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints