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Evening Bell at Ekoin Temple
  • Utagawa Yoshiiku
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Evening Bell at Ekoin Temple, 1869, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Ryōgaku hakkei no uchi (Eight views of Ryogaku)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.335
Label Text

Female figure standing to the right, wearing a blue robe with green trim. Her right hand is under her chin (the hand is inside her sleeve and is not visible to the viewer). There is a shorter female figure on the left side, wearing a blue robe and red undergarments. There are trees and rooftops in the background. There is a partial building in the right background.