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Mechanical Dolls Representing Acrobats

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Marks

Artist's seal: Kiyomitsu

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Hosoban; 38 x 15.8 cm (14 15/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8151

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints