Arts and Designs of Japan
January Selection January 2018

Artist Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Title #3 – Kowakadera
Shukawa Sadaiyu – Legend of the sick girl being cured by lotus seeds from an apparition of Kannon
Series Kannon Reigenki Saikoku Junrei – Tales of the Miracles of Kannon, Pilgrimage to the Western Provinces
Date 2/1859
Publisher Yamadaya Shojiro
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 14")
Comment This series combines designs illustrating legends about the goddess Kannon by Toyokuni III with illustrations of the temples the legends are associated with by Hiroshige II. See for brief explanations of the legends as well as descriptions of each of the temples (in English).
Price $125.
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