Jôraku-ji on Mount Nanseki in Sakakôri, No. 11 of the Chichibu Pilgrimage Route (Chichibu junrei jûichiban Sakakôri Nansekizan Jôraku-ji), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

「観音霊験記 秩父巡礼 十一番 坂氷(さかこうり) 南石山(なんせきざん) 常楽寺(じょうらくじ)」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

C's Ukiyo-e Museum, http://homepage2.nifty.com/ukiyo-e/index.html

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.5 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1158

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1158, 11.42628

The story of Jûji Monkai.

Inscription

秩父順礼第十一番 坂氷 南石山常楽寺

罪とがもきえよといのる坂氷
 旭はさゝでゆふひかゞやく

奉額 臘八や消して火燵も雪の山

住持門海

門海は智徳勝れたる聖にて当山に/二王門を建立せしけるが普請なかばに/邪気に犯されて臥けるが薬服も/はかばかしく験もなけれバ本尊に/快気を祈念しけるがその夜夢中に/貴僧来りて吾よく汝が邪気を/治さしめんと宣へバ/ふしぎと其坐へ/金剛神あら/ハれ出て門海の/手を採て/引立る/と思へバ/夢覚/ぬその/翌日より/忽ち平愈しけれバ本尊を/いよいよ信心しけるに猶数多の霊験を蒙り/長寿を得たること偏に当寺の利益ふしぎといふもおろか也

万亭応賀誌

*(二代広重画)(三代豊国画)*安政六年未四月(1859)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (below); Hiroshige ga (above)

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 4 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:未四改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock