Arts and Designs of Japan
April Selection April 2023

Artist Toyokuni III & Hiroshige II
Title #6 - Tsubosakadera in Yamato Province
Sukaru Koshibe catching the Thunder God with the help 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 3/4" X 14 1/4")
Comment Mica in the sky around the lightning
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 $225.
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