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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Yoshida Tōshi
Culture:Japanese (1911-1995)
Title:Heirinji Temple Bell
Date Made:1951
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet: 15 3/4 in x 10 5/8 in; 40 cm x 27 cm; Image: 14 5/8 in x 9 5/8 in; 37.1 cm x 24.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (graphite): Toshi Yoshida; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (red ink): [Japanese character, Toshi]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (graphite): Heirinji, Temple Bell; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tsurigane Do]; DATE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, jukyugoichi nen saku]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l.: 13.
Accession Number:  MH 1964.133.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)

Stairs leading to the temple bell at Heirinji Temple, Saitama Prefecture; a monk is throwing the hammer; a shidarezakura ("drooping cherry") is in bloom.

landscapes; temples

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