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Puppeteer making doll dance on go board
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Puppeteer making doll dance on go board, 1890s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 215 x 184 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/16 x 7 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 215 x 184 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/16 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1407
Description

Image of a puppeteer standing in front of a box, in an interior. He is holding a puppet of a woman and making it dance on the box. In the top left corner of the image there is a square with calligraphy, surrounded by flowers.