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 for brief explanations of the legends as well as descriptions of each of the temples.
Price $125.
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