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

「近江八景 三井晩鐘」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.5 x 16.9 cm (4 1/2 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9051

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

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

November 1912, 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