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Ayatsuri Ayame Ningyo (The Puppet Iris)

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Ayatsuri Ayame Ningyo (The Puppet Iris)

Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786 - 1864)
Publisher: attributed to Kagiya Shôbei (Japanese)
Woodblock Cutter: attributed to Koizumi Kanegorô (Hori Kane) (Japanese)
Date: 1860
Medium: color woodblock print on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (overall): 14 × 29 in. (35.6 × 73.7 cm.)
Sheet (a): 13 7/8 × 9 1/2 in. (35.2 × 24.1 cm.)
Sheet (b): 13 7/8 × 10 in. (35.2 × 25.4 cm.)
Sheet (c): 14 × 9 1/2 in. (35.6 × 24.1 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center; Richard and Kay Ward Collection, 2014.14
Accession number: 2014.14
Classification: work on paper
Signed"Toyokuni ga" (painted right,center, in cartouche with cloud)
Paper/Supportpaper (triptych)
entirely unexpected