Evening Bell at Shômyô (Shômyô banshô), from the series Eight Views of Kanazawa (Kanazawa hakkei)

「金沢八景 称名晩鐘」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #31.4

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.9 x 35 cm (8 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5326

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5326, 21.5329

Inscription

はるけしな 山の 名におふ かね沢の 霧よりもるゝ 入あひの声

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in right margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

May 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection