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Ikegami Bansho
江戸近郊八景之内 池上晩鐘
Vesper Bells at Ikegami

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1797–1858
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
10 x 14 5/8 in. (25.4 x 37.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Henry L. Phillips Collection, Bequest of Henry L. Phillips, 1939
Accession Number:
JP2838
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige ga

Inscription: Poem: By virtue of the truth of the Eight Scrolls,
One prolongs one's age.
The founder of the temple went to Nirvana
as the evening bell was striking.

Marking: Censor seal: Kiwame; red seal: Kikakudo
Henry L. Phillips , Hyannisport, MA (until d. 1939; bequeathed to MMA).
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