Evening Bell at Mii-dera Temple (Mii banshô), from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

「近江八景之内 三井晩鐘」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 5–6)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #28.7

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.1 x 36.3 cm (9 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6796

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: *11.17251 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.17254, 21.6794, 21.6795, 21.6796

Inscription

Poem: Omou sono/ akatsuki chigiru/ hajime zo to/ matsu kiku Mii no/ iriai no kane
思ふその 暁ちきる はしめそと まつきく三井の 入あいのかね

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame (combined with publisher's mark)

Provenance

May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection