portrait (bijin-ga); woman in profile from PL, wearing a white flower in her short, wavy hair, with a turquoise kimono and multicolored obi; woman holds a small container with 4 fireflies and a fan, and watches a firefly in ULC

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Firefly Catching, July 1931

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A young woman with Western hairstyle carries a cage with three fireflies that she already caught and she is looking out for a fourth flying right in front of her.

Exhibitions
  • Seven Masters

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Sunday, March 13, 2016
Details
Title
Firefly Catching
Artist Life
1898 - 1972
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2002.161.165
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portrait (bijin-ga); woman in profile from PL, wearing a white flower in her short, wavy hair, with a turquoise kimono and multicolored obi; woman holds a small container with 4 fireflies and a fan, and watches a firefly in ULC

© Itō Shinsui

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