Evening Bell at Mii-dera Temple (Mii no 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), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 238, vertical chûban #4.7

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.5 x 16.8 cm (8 7/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

42.47

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink 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
おもふその あかつきちきる はしめそと まつきく三井の 入相のかね

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1942, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: February 12, 1942)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift