#8 – Hasedera in Yamato
Nakatomi Nobuchika sleeps while a crow catches a snake
Kannon Reigenki Saikoku Junrei – Tales of the Miracles of Kannon, Pilgrimage to the Western Provinces
Oban (10" X 14 3/4")
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).