Re: Identify image


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on February 19, 2021 at 19:50:11:

In Reply to: Identify image posted by John Black on February 19, 2021 at 17:45:32:

https://data.ukiyo-e.org/uploads/scaled/cc3c5d5a8a23e311fe9e26f26b267468.jpg

This is from "Shaka goichidaiki zue" 釈迦御一代記図会 ("The Life of Shakyamuni Illustrated"), with text by Kōkadō Yatei 好花堂野亭 and illustrations by Hokusai.

It was originally published in the early 1840s, but here's a scan of an 1884 imprint:

https://www.wul.waseda.ac.jp/kotenseki/html/he13/he13_00593/index.html

See volume 3 for your image.

Here's another site with scans and some explanation in English:

https://www.tobunken.go.jp/~joho/english/oda/shaka.html

-A


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