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Jôraku-ji on Mount Nanseki in Sakakôri, No. 11 of the Chichibu Pilgrimage Route (Chichibu junrei jûichiban Sakakôri Nansekizan Jôraku-ji), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

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MFA impressions: 00.1158, 11.42628 The story of Jûji Monkai.

Inscription

秩父順礼第十一番 坂氷 南石山常楽寺 罪とがもきえよといのる坂氷  旭はさゝでゆふひかゞやく 奉額 臘八や消して火燵も雪の山 住持門海 門海は智徳勝れたる聖にて当山に/二王門を建立せしけるが普請なかばに/邪気に犯されて臥けるが薬服も/はかばかしく験もなけれバ本尊に/快気を祈念しけるがその夜夢中に/貴僧来りて吾よく汝が邪気を/治さしめんと宣へバ/ふしぎと其坐へ/金剛神あら/ハれ出て門海の/手を採て/引立る/と思へバ/夢覚/ぬその/翌日より/忽ち平愈しけれバ本尊を/いよいよ信心しけるに猶数多の霊験を蒙り/長寿を得たること偏に当寺の利益ふしぎといふもおろか也 万亭応賀誌 *(二代広重画)(三代豊国画)*安政六年未四月(1859)

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

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; 37.2 x 25.5 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1158

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints