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Daruma Dolls Coming to Life: Actor Nakamura Kodanji IV as Daruma

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Inscription

「何をさせてみても上手にうこくなり 梛のたる摩の眼玉おや玉 宝木亭」

Signed

Toyokuni giga, in toshidama cartouche 豊国戯画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 12 No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1857 (Ansei 4), 12th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped; 19 x 13.1 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1801

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper, creped

Collections

Asia

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