User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Mii-dera in Kii Province, No. 2 of the Saikoku Pilgrimage Route (Saikoku junrei niban Ki Mii-dera), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

Start collecting

The story of Saint Ikô, the Chinese Priest (Tôsô Ikô Shônin).

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: (cut off of this impression) Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take 改印: (裁断不明) 彫師: 横川彫竹

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

C's Ukiyo-e Museum, http://homepage2.nifty.com/ukiyo-e/index.html; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #29-2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.6 x 23.5 cm (14 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1144

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints