Nichiren Praying for Rain at Ryôzengasaki in Kamakura in 1271 (Bun'ei hachi Kamakura Ryôzengasaki ame inoru), from the series Sketches of the Life of the Great Priest (Kôsô goichidai ryakuzu)

「高僧御一代略図 文永八鎌倉霊山ヶ崎雨祈」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–35 (Tenpô 1–6)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Shibuya Kuritsu Shôtô Bijutsukan, Ukiyoeshitachi no shinbutsu (1999), #19; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #206; Suzuki et al., Utagawa Kuniyoshi ten (1996), #s 94, 95; Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 22

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.7 x 37 cm (10 1/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1978

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

No censor's seal

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection