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

絵本真葛原 「十五番 左勝 蛍」

Japanese
Edo period
1759
Artist Nishikawa Sukenobu (Japanese, 1671–1750), Publisher Kikuya Kihei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), 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)
無款

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