Arts and Designs of Japan
February Selection February 2018

Artist Hiroshige
Title Spiral Hall, Five Hundred Rakan Temple
Series 100 Famous Views of Edo
Date 8/1857
Publisher Uoya Eikichi
Format Oban (9 1/8" X 13 3/4")
Comment This three story building with its wide view of the Eastern outskirts of Edo was a famous place to worship Kannon. Each of the three floors recreated the three Kannon pilgrimages, with a statue and memorabilia from each of the 100 temples around Japan dedicated to Kannon.
Price $750.
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