This print is the right-hand sheet from a triptych depicting a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site in what is now Gunma prefecture. The women in the foreground observe men undergoing ritual purification by standing under a sacred waterfall. The full composition showed eight women and a child traversing a bridge before a panorama of the religious site.

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  • Title: Mount Haruna in Kozuke Province
  • Creator: Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787-1867)
  • Date Created: c. 1830s
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 26.1 x 37.8 cm (10 1/4 x 14 7/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1943.35
  • Medium: color woodblock print
  • Inscriptions: Signature: Yeizan fude
  • Fun Fact: The Buddhist sculptures in the upper left corner of this print represent Fudo Myoo flanked by two child deities called Seitaka and Kongara.
  • Department: Japanese Art
  • Culture: Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Ralph King
  • Collection: Japanese Art
  • Accession Number: 1943.35

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