Mechanical Dolls Representing Acrobats

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Publisher Maruya Kohei (Hôsendô) (Japanese)


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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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