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洗濯と張り物

Japanese
Edo period
about 1788 (Tenmei 8)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0859; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #51, and pls. 5-7; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #178

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 39 x 78.4 cm (15 3/8 x 30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7350-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7350 (left), 21.7351 (center), 21.7352 (right)
MFA impressions: 11.30359 (right sheet only), 21.7350-2 (complete triptych)

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet)
清長画

Provenance

March 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection