portrait (bijin-ga); woman wearing light purple and white kimono, batting at a firefly in ULC with a green and white fan

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Firefly, June 1934

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A young woman is about to bat a firefly with her round fan. She will then place the paralyzed firefly into a cage and collect more to release them all at once later.

Exhibitions
  • Seven Masters

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Sunday, March 13, 2016
Details
Title
Firefly
Artist Life
1898 - 1972
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2002.161.97
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portrait (bijin-ga); woman wearing light purple and white kimono, batting at a firefly in ULC with a green and white fan

© Itō Shinsui

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