Catching Fireflies: Women of the Tenmei Era [1781-89] (Hotaru-gari, Tenmei koro fujin), from the series Thirty-six Elegant Selections (Sanjûroku kasen)
「三十六佳撰 蛍狩 天明頃婦人」
Vertical ôban; 35 × 24 cm (13 3/4 × 9 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 05 in the series.
MFA impressions: 41.940.6, 2016.1588.6
From an album containing the complete series of thirty-six prints, plus a double title page.
Artist's seal: Toshikata
Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016