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Catching Fireflies by the Uji River in Yamashiro Province (Yamashiro Ujikawa hotarugari no zu)

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Triptych: 47.28 (left), 47.29 (center), 47.30 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on right sheet); Hiroshige ga (on left sheet) 豊国画(年玉枠)  広重画

Marks

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Fukushima Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Mino (center sheet only) 改印: 村松、福 彫師: 彫工巳の

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

Japanese, Edo period, 1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 8th month

Object Place

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.9 x 73.3 cm (14 1/8 x 28 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.28-30

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints