Drying Clothes

物干し

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #52 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #193.2; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 22.1.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24.9 cm (14 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6582

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection