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Evening Bell at Mii-dera Temple (Mii no banshô), second state, from the series Eight Views of Ômi (Ômi hakkei no uchi)

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The series is known in four states: 1) mizu-e (color only, no key block), signed, publisher Iwatoya MFA impressions: 06.1197 (Awazu), 21.4581 (Karasaki) 2) with key block added, signed, publisher Iwatoya MFA impressions: 21.4588 (Awazu), 21.4586 (Seta), 21.4585 (Mii), 21.4582 (Karasaki),...

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Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, earlier 1760s (Horeki 9~)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #031; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #65.5, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 77

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31 x 13.9 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4585

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints