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Horinouchi Myōhōji Eho Mairi no Zu
Pilgrimage to Myōhōji in Horinouchi, Edo

Artist:
Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1763–1828)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1804
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Two sheets of a pentaptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H. 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm); W. 19 in. (48.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Samuel Isham, 1914
Accession Number:
JP1006
Not on view
Toyohiro did not make as many prints as paintings. These two prints, the rightmost of a set of five, illustrate a group of women paying homage at Myōhōji temple, which is dedicated to the founder of the Nichiren sect. Toyohiro portrayed the elegant women against a backdrop of the Myōhōji temple precinct rendered in Western perspective (uki-e).
Signature: Toyohiro ga

Inscription: Horinouchi Myo-ho-ji eho-mai ni no zu

Gomatsuzuki Toyohiro Toyokuni nyoga Matsuyasuban
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