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蛍狩
Catching fireflies (Hotaru gari)

Artist:
Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, ca. 1754–1806)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1796–97
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Image (triptych): 13 7/8 x 28 5/8 in. (35.2 x 72.7 cm)
Image (each sheet): 13 7/8 x 9 1/2 in. (35.2 x 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
JP151
Not on view
Signature: Utamaro fude
[ William S. and JohnT. Spaulding , Boston, until 1914; sold to MMA]
London. British Museum. "The Works of Kitagawa Utamero, 1754–1806," August 31, 1995–October 22, 1995.

Chiba City Museum of Art. "The Works of Kitagawa Utamero, 1754–1806," November 3, 1995–December 10, 1995.

Mead Art Museum, Amherst College. "Gifts of the Ebb Tide and the World of Kitagawa Utamaro," September 5, 2006–December 10, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Summer and Autumn in Japanese Art," June 24, 2011–October 23, 2011.

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