Vesper Bell at Mii Temple, Lake Biwa

Utagawa Hiroshige Japanese

Not on view

Omou mono
Akatsuki chigiru
Hajime zoto
Mazu kiku Mii no .
Iri ai no Kane

At the sound of
the bell from Mii-dera, the traveler
knows twilight is
but steps away.

Vesper Bell at Mii Temple, Lake Biwa, Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper, Japan

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