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Shinpuku-ji on Mount Taihô, No. 2 of the Chichibu Pilgrimage Route (Chichibu junrei niban Daiôzan Shinpuku-ji), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

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MFA impressions: 00.1166, 11.42619 The story of Taihô Zenshi.

Inscription

秩父順礼第二番 大棚山真福寺 めぐり来てねがひをかけし大棚の  誓ひもふかき谷川の水 奉額 たゞたのむたのむと風に落葉哉 大棚禅師 禅師ハ閑寂の地を好ミて近辺の鬼丸といふ岩窟に/籠りて他念なく読経しけるにふしぎと一人の老婆日夜詣りて/洞中の観音を拝み或ハ花をさゝげ菓を/供じて禅師をも拝すること屡なれバ/汝如何なるものと聞けれバ涙をながして我ハ/此里の農家某の妻なりしが嫉妬/慳貪の悪念によつて夜行/鬼となり出離の期も/しらざりしに/師が読給ふ普門品の/声に結縁して此ほと/仏果を/得た/り/是に/よつて/斯ハ日/夜参詣/せし何卒/しかじかの地に/一宇を建/給ハれ今日の/布施にこの/竹の杖を置と/いひ捨て/失ぬ/然がゆへ/禅師今の地に/観音堂をたつる/その杖今に宝/蔵にあり禅師/の名を仰ぎて/地名を大棚と/いふもふしぎ/の因縁なり 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 ga (above) 国貞画(年玉枠)、広重画

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

00.1166

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints