Night Rain (Yau) and Evening Bell (Banshô), from the series Fashionable Eight Views (Fûryû hakkei)

「風流近江八景 夜雨」  「風流近江八景 晩鐘」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.4 x 50.7 cm (14 5/16 x 19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7471-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7471 (left), 21.7472 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

21.7471: Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane Collection (lot 549); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

21.7472: Spring 1913, 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