Utagawa Toyokuni I, 1769-1825
Women Washing and Stretching Cloth
each sheet signed Toyokuni ga, with censor's kiwame (approval) seal and publisher's seal of Tsutaya Juzaburo (Koshodo, 1750-1797), ca. 1795
oban tate-e triptych 28 1/8 by 14 5/8 in., 71.5 by 37 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (mfa.org), from the Spaulding Collection, accession no. 21.7392-4
Art Institute of Chicago (artic.edu), from the Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1930, with the descriptive title, Doing Laundry by the Well Curb (Idobata no sentaku to araihari)
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