The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of March 2, 2024

Women Beside a Stream Chasing Fireflies

Women Beside a Stream Chasing Fireflies

c. 1796–97
(Japanese, 1756–1829)
Sheet: 38.8 x 25.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 in.)
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

This print is the center print from a triptych, but the museum does not have the left and right prints.

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.
  • (Yamanaka & Co.)
  • Transformations in Japanese Printmaking. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (September 25-December 30, 1984).
    Monet & Japan. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia (organizer) (March 10-June 11, 2001).
    Canberra, Australia: National Gallery of Australia (3/10/01 - 6/11/01) Canberra venue only. "Monet & Japan"exh. cat. no. 46, p. 121 and 196
    Later Japanese Art Gallery Rotation (Gallery 113); February 20 - May 6, 2003.
    Later Japanese Art Gallery Rotation (Gallery 113); August 25 - December 2, 2003.
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1920.523