User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Women Catching Fireflies

Start collecting

Triptych: 21.7377 (right), 21.7378 (center), 21.7379 (left) MFA impressions: 11.23043-5, 21.7377-9

Signed

Eishi zu (on each sheet) 栄之図

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1796–97 (Kansei 8–9)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #85; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 214, list no. 278

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.7377-9

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints