Artist: Maeda Masao
Title: The Tale of Genji - Hotaru
Date: Ca. 1950s.
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"Genji Monogatari" (The Tale of Genji). Chapter 25, "Hotaru" (The Fireflies). Prince Genji wanted to be the go-between for his younger brother who was in love with Lady Tamakazura. Genji released large numbers of fireflies so that his brother could see the lady.