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

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Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Rat 1 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Tashichi

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 1st month

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

Collections

Asia

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