Mii no Bansho
近江八景の内 三井晩鍾
Vesper Bells at Mii Temple

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:
9 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. (24.8 x 37.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Henry L. Phillips Collection, Bequest of Henry L. Phillips, 1939
Accession Number:
JP2850
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige ga; Red jar seal: Hoeido

Inscription: Poem:
The sound of the evening bell at Miidera
Fills the listener with solemn expectancy
Of the more wonderful tones of the dawn.
Henry L. Phillips , Hyannisport, MA (until d. 1939; bequeathed to MMA).