Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Hiroshige II and Kunisada
Title #3 - Kowakadera
Shukawa Sadaiyu - Legend of the sick girl being cured by lotus seeds from an apparition of the Goddess 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 http://sacredjapan.com/ for brief explanations of the legends as well as descriptions of each of the temples.
Price $125.
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