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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳)

Print:

Now on Show at Okuyama, Asakusa:
Lifelike Dolls of Foreign Strangers and the Maruyama Courtesans
(浅草奥山生人形)

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Dates: 1855,edited
Dimensions: 10.0 in,14.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print
Inscription:

Signed: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画
Publisher: Kamaya Kihei (Marks 201 - seal 11-024)
Censor seal: aratame
Date seal: 5/1855

Related links: The Kuniyoshi Project; Manggha Centre of Japanese Prints and Technology, Krakow - a variant diptych;

Physical description:

Men From the Land of the Long Arms and Legs, the right hand sheet of a diptych stands on its own as a great and inventive design.

The figure with the long arms is Tenaga (てなが) and the one with long legs is Ashinaga (あしなが).

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This print was also published by Izutaya Shokichi. The carver was probably Hori Shōji. His seal shows up in the print that forms a diptych with this one.