Evening Bell of the Clock (Tokei no banshô), from the series Fashionable Eight Views of the Parlor (Fûryû zashiki hakkei)

「風流座しき八景 時計の晩鐘」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770–72 (Meiwa 7–An'ei 1)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 200, #F-4-3; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #87

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.8 x 19.5 cm (10 3/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8279

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color 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 あかつきちぎる はじめぞと まつきくみゐの 入相のかね

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection