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Miyagawa Shuntei, 1873-1914
Pleasures of the World: Catching Fireflies
(Yukiyo no Hana: Hotaru-gari)

a beauty leans out a circular window in order to bat at a firefly with her uchiwa fan; signed Shuntei Gyoshi with artist's bird-shaped seal, dated Meiji sanjunen jugatsu (Meiji 30 [1897], 10th month), followed by publisher's information for Fukuda Hatsujiro, ca. 1897
oban tate-e 13 7/8 by 9 3/8 in., 35.4 by 23.9 cm
price: $ 475