Women Beside a Stream Chasing Fireflies

c. 1796–97

Chōbunsai Eishi 鳥文斎栄之

(Japanese, 1756–1829)
Sheet: 38.8 x 25.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 in.)
Location: not on view
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This print is the center print from a triptych, but the museum does not have the left and right prints.


A group of women amuse themselves by chasing fireflies next to a stream. A sense of movement is conveyed by their sleeves fluttering in the breeze.
Women Beside a Stream Chasing Fireflies

Women Beside a Stream Chasing Fireflies

c. 1796–97

Chōbunsai Eishi

(Japanese, 1756–1829)
Japan, Edo period (1615–1868)

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