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Subject:Buddhist (?) Print
Posted By: Norman Sun, Apr 24, 2022 IP: 2600:1700:d710:9750:

This was bought from the Brooklyn Museum store in the late 80's. Any assistance in translating the script and identifying the subject matter would be appreciated.

Subject:Re: Buddhist (?) Print
Posted By: I,Nagy Mon, Apr 25, 2022

Sanshū Ikomayama Shōbaji
Sanshū Mt.Ikoma Shōbaji Temple
(Sanshū is the old name of Kawachi Province, now a part of Ōsaka and Nara Prefectures)
十一面観世音菩薩 - Jūichimen Kanzeon Bosatsu -
Eleven-faced Kanzeon (Kannon)
大塔法皇子 - Ōtōhō-ōji - Buddhist name of Prince Moriyoshi (Son of Emperor Go-Daigo)
延壽坊権現 - Goju-bō Gongen - Incarnation of the priest who lenghtens the lives of people.

With regards,

Subject:Re: Buddhist (?) Print
Posted By: Norman Tue, Apr 26, 2022

Dear I. Nagy, Again, many thanks. Were prints like this sold or displayed in temples- what were they used for? Any guess whether this is original (if so likely dating?) or reprinted? Regards, Norman | Associations | Articles | Exhibitions | Galleries |