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Object Number:29-96-684B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Buddhist Temple
Period: Meiji
Date Made: Late 19th Century
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1900
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Technique:Woodblock Printed
Iconography:Benkei's Bell
Benkei
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Height: 17 cm
Length: 36 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Woodblock print with image of man pulling bell up hill. Japanese writing. Title to one side. The subject is Benkei's Bell from Miidera Temple, Japan. The name of the artist is in the lower corner. Image and writing is repeated twice on each sheet. 29-96-684 A and B are identical.

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