Evening Bell at Kamakura: Mountains of Awa Province Seen from Tsurugaoka (Kamakura banshô, Tsurugaoka yori Bôshû yama no zu), from the series Eight Views of Famous Places (Meisho hakkei), 2nd edition

「名所八景 鎌倉晩鐘 鶴ヶ岡より房州山の図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni II (Toyoshige) (Japanese, 1777–1835), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Tamba (Tanba), Ukiyo-e Edo kara Hakone made (1963), #407; Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #288

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.4 x 35.8 cm (9 3/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.171

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 50.4049, RES.54.171 (both second edition)

In the first edition the series title is written in standard script; in the second edition, it is in semi-cursive script, and there are some other changes in the blocks.

Signed

Toyokuni hitsu

豊国筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Utagawa

改印:極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24