Arts and Designs of Japan
November Selection November 2018

Artist Toyokuni III & Hiroshige II
Title #32 – Kannonji in Omi Province
One of the legends of Shotokutaishi (572-621) – Kannon appearing from a jumping carp
Series Kannon Reigenki Saikoku Junrei – Tales of the Miracles of Kannon, Pilgrimage to the Western Provinces
Date 5/1859
Publisher Yamadaya Shojiro
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 13 7/8")
Comment Thin backing
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 http://sacredjapan.com/ for brief explanations of the legends as well as descriptions of each of the temples (in English).
Price $175.
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