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Jôsen-ji at Mount Iwamoto, No. 3 of the Chichibu Pilgrimage Route (Chichibu junrei sanban Iwamotosan Jôsen-ji), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

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MFA impressions: 06.1167, 11.42620 The story of the Rock with a Child (Komochi ishi).

Inscription

秩父順礼第三番 岩本山常泉寺 補陀らくハ岩本寺とおがむべし  谷の松風ひゞく滝つせ 奉額 山もりに迷子逢けりはるの月 子持石 不睡石 長命水  当山の本尊/ならびに十王/の像ハ行基の/作にて誠にあらたなる霊験/なり境内にある不睡石に/眼病を祈れバかならず/験あり又長命水を/服する者ハいかなる難病も/愈べしと観世音の告に/よつて当寺の住持をはじめ/諸人もその利益を蒙りたる/もの少なからずまた/子持石を嗣子なき/者信心して祈れバ/福徳智慧ある善男子を/授かることひとへに円通/大士の大慈/大悲の本願/妙智力を/仰ぎ/尊むべし 万亭応賀誌 *(二代広重画)(二代国貞画)*安政六年未五月(1859)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Goat 5 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 5th 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

00.1167

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints