Fireflies (Hotaru), from the book Ehon makuzugahara, vol. 3

絵本真葛原 「十五番 左勝 蛍」

Japanese
Edo period
1759
Publisher Kikuya Kihei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ryerson, p.143

Dimensions

Two chûbon pages; 18.3 x 27.5 cm (7 3/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.224

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse