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Woman with fireflies
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Woman with fireflies, circa 1847–1852, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 358 x 252 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 361 x 253 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/16 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Fina C. Ott
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0169
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Standing woman by low summer screen with lighted fireflies encircling. Interior scene with futon at center right. Fan and pipe on ground.