Washing the Manuscript (Sôshi arai), from the series Fashionable Seven Komachi (Fûryû Nana Komachi)

「風流七小町 草紙あらひ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770–72 (Meiwa 7–An'ei 1)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 211, #J-1-4 (should be J-1-1)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.6 x 15.8 cm (10 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8278

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Makanaku ni/ ...

Signed

(signature cut off of this impression)

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