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

「近江八景 三井晩鐘」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800–10 (Kansei 12–Bunka 7)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), fig. 132; another print in the series: TNM, Hokusai (2005), #176

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23 x 16.9 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.2674

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

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

Signed

Hokusai ga

Markings

No censor's seal

Credit Line

Gift of Origins Gallery