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Mii no Bansho (Evening Bell at Mii Temple)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Mii no Bansho (Evening Bell at Mii Temple), 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ōmi Hakkei no Uchi (Eight Views of Ōmi), popularly known as Eight Views of Lake Biwa
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.4002
Description

Color print depicting a landscape setting, in which there is a large field and trees in the foreground, and mountains in the background. There are many houses in the middle ground, some on top of a mountain. There is a cluster of dark green trees in the bottom right corner of the print. There is a thin, beige border around the print, and there is calligraphy in the top left and right corners of the print.