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Mii banshō (Evening Bell at Mii Temple)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Mii banshō (Evening Bell at Mii Temple), circa 1840, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ōmi Hakkei no Uchi (Eight Views of Lake Biwa)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 147 x 205 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 3/4 x 8 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 150 x 205 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 8 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0008
Description

Mountains with temple on right. Lake in front with sailboats. Top central, haiku poem, name of poet (Sadaba) and his seal.