Fireflies at Ochiai (Ochiai hotaru), from the series The Pride of Edo: Thirty-six Scenes (Edo jiman sanjû rokkei)

「江戸自慢 三十六興 落合ほたる」

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Hiranoya Shinzô (Aikindô), Blockcutter Ôta Komakichi (Hori Koma, Hori Tashichi) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.2 cm (14 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.101

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiô Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche; Hiroshige ga
喜翁豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 1 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Tashichi
改印:子正改
彫師:彫多七

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden