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Rokkakudô in Kyoto, Yamashiro Province, No. 8 of the Saikoku Pilgrimage Route (Saikoku junrei hachiban Yamashiro Kyô Rokkakudô), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

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The story of Prince Shôtoku (Shôtoku Taishi).

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: Hori Take 改印: (裁断不明) 彫師: 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), #29-18

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23.6 cm (14 1/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1164

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints