Evening Bell at Mii-dera Temple (Mii banshô), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei)

「近江八景 三井晩鐘」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #16.7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 24.6 x 35.6 cm (9 11/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

53.2051

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Key block of a Meiji reproduction: RES.49.29

Inscription

Poem: Omou sono/ akatsuki chigiru/ hajime zo to/ matsu kiku Mii no/ iriai no kane
おもふその あかつきちきる はしめそと まつきく三井の 入相のかね

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳三
彫師:なし

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich