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Catching Fireflies in the Cool of the Evening (Nôryô hotaru)

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Probably the right sheet of an incomplete triptych.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1080

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints