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A Temple Bell

This special-edition print functioned as an announcement of the name change of the actor Ichikawa Somegorō and his debut performance under his new name Matsumoto Takejurō.

Katsushika Hokusai
Japanese, 1760‒1849
A Temple Bell
1805
Woodblock print; ink, metallic powders, and color on paper
15 3/8 x 20 5/8 in. (39.1 x 52.4 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 70.4.326