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Maker(s):Yoshida Tōshi
Culture:Japanese (1911-1995)
Title:Ishiyama-dera (Ishiyama Temple)
Date Made:1946 (Shōwa 21)
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.6 cm; Sheet: 16 3/16 in x 10 5/8 in; 41.2 cm x 27 cm; Image: 14 13/16 in x 9 5/8 in; 37.6 cm x 24.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Toshi]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (stamp with red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Yoshida]; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): Toshi Yoshida; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Ishiyama dera]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (graphite): Ishiyama Temple; DATE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Showa nijuyichi nen saku]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. l. (black ink0: [Japanese character, Jikoku].
Accession Number:  MH 1964.132.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Vertical view of the dark interior of Ishiyama Temple (founded 762 AD, main structure dates from 1096; Otsu-shi, Shiga Prefecture) with lanterns on the ceiling. Autumnal tints visible in background. People walking insdie.

tourism; travel; temples

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