Color woodblock print
Overall: 25.6 x 37.3 cm (10 1/16 x 14 11/16 in.)
Gift of J. H. Wade 1985.326
This series by Hokusai was originally meant to have 100 prints, but only 27 were completed.
A priest raises a gohei, a ritual implement with zig-zag strips of white paper attached to a staff, while the surrounding figures reverentially bow in a moonlit ceremony honoring Emperor Sanjo (976–1017, reigned 1012–16).
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