Kachio-dera in Settsu Province, No. 23 of the Saikoku Pilgrimage Route (Saikoku junrei njûsanban Settsu Kachio-dera), from the series Miracles of Kannon (Kannon reigenki)

「観音霊験記 西国巡礼 二十三番 摂津国(せっつのくに) 勝尾寺(かちをでら)」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

C's Ukiyo-e Museum, http://homepage2.nifty.com/ukiyo-e/index.html; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #29-23

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23.7 cm (14 1/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1172

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Story of the Queen Consort of Paekche (Hyakusai kokuô no kisaki).

Inscription

第二十三番 摂津国勝尾寺

おもくとも
つみにはのりのかちおでら
佛をたのむ身こそやすけれ

本尊 十一面観音
開基 開成皇子

百済国王后

百済国王の后は世に聞こえたる美人にて/国王殊に愛し玉日しが/何なるゆへにやいまが盛りの齢にて白髪となり/種々と良薬を用ゆれども更に験なかりしが/或夜/日本国摂州勝尾寺の観世音は霊験あらたなるよしを夢に見玉ひて/覚めるがいなや日本の方角を聞て/一心に祈誓し玉へば/其夜のうちに雪のごとき頂/瑠璃の如き艶となれば/国王はじめ百官もよろこびて/その報恩とて。閼伽器。金鼓。金鐘の三種を/周文徳/揚仁紹/といへる両人の商人に渡して日本へ送りければ/其品当山に納まりて/今猶什物となりてある事/ふしぎの霊験なり

Signed

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

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: (cut off of this impression)
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take

改印: (裁断不明)
彫師: 横川彫竹

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