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

四代目市川小団次の達摩(見立)

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebisuya Shôshichi (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

見立

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)

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 12
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳十二
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock