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Ikegami Banshō (#8 Evening Bell at Ikegami)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Ikegami Banshō (#8 Evening Bell at Ikegami), 1837–1838, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo Kinkō Hakkei no uchi (Eight Views in the Neighborhood of Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 225 x 349 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 249 x 365 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 14 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7286
Description

Village landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with triangles cut out from each corner. Structures in foreground, bottom quarter of composition. Pedestrian filled road at bottom right leads to bridge and temple enterance. Tree covered hill with temple structures, center to right center. Poem at upper left signed Shunyakusai yōho. Black, brown, green are remaining colors.