Tree Cricket (Matsumushi) and Firefly (Hotaru), from the album Ehon mushi erami (Picture Book: Selected Insects)
1788 (Tenmei 8)
Horizontal ôban; 26.1 x 32.2 cm (10 1/4 x 12 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Volume 1, picture 6.
Poems by Haji no Kakiyasu (for the tree cricket) and Shurakusai Takimaro (for the firefly).
The artist and publisher are identified on the final page of the album.
The complete, intact album: 2003.247.1-2, 2003.248.1-2, 2003.249.1-2, and 2008.167.1-2.