Evening Bell of Miidera (Miidera no banshô), from the series Fashionable Eight Views of Noh Plays (Fûryû utai hakkei)

「風流うたひ八景 三井寺晩鐘」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #340; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #244.5, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 379

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.7 x 14.8 cm (12 1/2 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4389

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

Formerly in Tebbs collection; March 3, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Tebbs sale, Sotheby's; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection