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Vesper Bell, Mii Temple
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Vesper Bell, Mii Temple
  • Omi Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0739
Description

Vertical landscape. Body of water fills the lower third of the composition, two vertical areas of land at the center with trees and structures. Top third of the composition, background, a gray mountain range rises from the water. Red cartouches with text at the upper right and bottom left, top third of the work is a cloud filled with text.