#10 – Mimurotoji in Yamashiro Province
The woman Nojo of Kawada Village conjuring crabs
Kannon Reigenki Saikoku Junrei – Tales of the Miracles of Kannon, Pilgrimage to the Western Provinces
Oban (9 3/4" X 14 3/8")
A little mica on the crabs; backed
This series combines designs illustrating legends about the goddess Kannon by Toyokuni III. The illustrations of the temples the legends are associated with are by Hiroshige II. See http://sacredjapan.com/ for brief explanations of the legends as well as descriptions of each of the temples (in English).