Evening Bell in Amakusa (Amakusa no banshô), from the series Folk Customs of Japan (Nihon minzoku zufu)

日本民俗図譜 天草の晩鐘

Japanese
Shôwa era
1946 (Shôwa 21), March
Artist Yamaguchi Gen (Japanese, 1896–1976)


Catalogue Raisonné

Smith, Japanese Prints During the Allied Occupation (2002), #53

Dimensions

26.6 x 20.8 cm (10 1/2 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1073

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a portfolio of 12 works by 10 artists.
The titles of the individual prints were on a separate sheet included in the portfolio.
MFA prints in the series (complete): 65.1058, 65.1061, 65.1063, 65.1065, 65.1066, 65.1070, 65.1072, 65.1073, 65.1074, 65.1075, 65.1090, 65.1099

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

1965, gift of Robert T. Paine to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine