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Bun'ei hachi Kamakura Ryozen ga saki ame no inochi 文永八鎌倉霊山ヶ崎雨の命 (Prayer for Rain at Ryozen-ga-saki, Kamakura, 1271) / Koso go-ichidai ryakuzu 高祖御一代略圖 (Concise Illustrated Biography of Monk Nichiren)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3037.12104

  • Title (object)

    • Bun'ei hachi Kamakura Ryozen ga saki ame no inochi 文永八鎌倉霊山ヶ崎雨の命 (Prayer for Rain at Ryozen-ga-saki, Kamakura, 1271)

    Title (series)

    • Koso go-ichidai ryakuzu 高祖御一代略圖 (Concise Illustrated Biography of Monk Nichiren)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban yoko-e. Nichiren stands in prayer on a rocky headland with his followers behind him, heavy rain failing all around them.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1835 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 23.3 centimetres
    • Width: 36.5 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

        artist's
  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson 1982, S6 no. 4; See:- Robinson 1961, no. 22; Bidwell 1980, no. 29; Suzuki 1992, no. 179

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Acquisition notes

    Credit Line: Gift of Prof. Arthur R. Miller to the American Friends of the British Museum

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3037.12104

  • Additional IDs

    • 12104 (Miller Collection number)

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