Evening Bell at Mii Temple, from the series Eight Views of Lake Biwa, No. 4 Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858)

Medium

Ukiyo-e: polychrome woodblock print

Dimensions

9 1/8 × 13 3/4 in. (23.2 × 34.9 cm)

Credit Line

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore

Accession Number

1950.519

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Period

Edo period (1615–1868)

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Provenance

Provenance

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1950; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Object/Work type

color woodcuts

Marks

Publisher’s seal mark: Kiwame take 極竹 (Hōei-dō, Takeuchi Magohachi 保永堂 竹内孫八) (gourd-shaped, upper left after the signature)

Inscriptions

Mii no Banshō 三井晩鐘 (upper right)\r\nŌmi Hakkei no uchi 近江八景之内 (upper right)\r\nPoem: “Omou sono/ akatsuki chigiru/ hajime zo to/ mazu kiku Mii no/ iriai no kane” 思ふ曽の暁ちぎる 者し免楚登 ま川きく三井乃 入あい乃可年 (upper far right, alongside with the title)\r\n

Signed

“Hiroshige ga” (“painted by Hiroshige”) 廣重画 (upper left)

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