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Miyagawa Shuntei


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


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Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
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