Women Beside a Stream Chasing Fireflies

Women Beside a Stream Chasing Fireflies

mid 1790s

Chōbunsai Eishi

(Japanese, 1756-1829)

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 38.8 x 25.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 in.)

Gift of J. H. Wade 1920.523

Description

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.

See also
Collection: 
Japanese Art
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Print
Credit line: 
Gift of J. H. Wade

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