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Doll Festival

Doll Festival
by Shuntei Miyagawa (1873-1914)

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Artist: Shuntei Miyagawa (1873-1914) 宮川春汀
Title: Doll Festival
Series: Today's Elegant Manners and Customs 當世風俗通
Date 1st edition?1904
Publisher 1st edition?Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya)
Publisher (this edition)?Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya)
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Triptych
Format (this edition): Triptych
DB artwork code: 36577
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Title Dolls Festival (Tosei Furyu Tsu)
Artist Shuntei Miyagawa 1873-1914 - click for artist
Signature Shuntei
Seal artist's seal (seiko)
Dated 1904
Publisher Matsuki Heikichi
Impression excellent ... embossed
Colors excellent ... silver colored metallic pigment
Condition very good ... slightly soiled, Meiji album backing, trimmed, (left sheet) thin areas along the upper left edge, upper left corner missing, the seam separated half-way, (right s.) thin along the left edge, right edge reinforced
Description "Tosei Furyu Tsu" (Today's Elegant Manners and Customs). Doll's festival in March. Children are having a cup of "shiro-zake" (white colored sweet thick rice wine) as the traditional celebration. The hina dolls (typically Emperor, Empress, court attendants, lanterns, food trays, etc.) are arranged on the shelves draped by orange-colored cloth.
Format 3 Oban tate-e
Width 27.8 inches = 70.5 cm
Height 14.0 inches = 35.5 cm

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