Kunisada: Beauty Washing Clothes

Kunisada: Beauty Washing Clothes (SOLD)

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Beauty Washing Clothes
Series: The Fleeting Life of Sixteen Musashi Game (ukiyo jûroku musashi)
Date: 1823

Juroku Musashi is an Edo period board game which includes a single game piece for the parents (parent’s stone) and sixteen “children” game pieces. The goal is to squeeze back the parent’s stone to the triangle space. The yellow game sheet is depicted as a cartouche to put the title of this print. This series depict the life of geisha. Here she is doing her washing.

The child who feeds the parents(?) although she does washing and rinsing. (susugi sentaku shitemo oyani kuwaseru ko)

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Enomoto-ya Kichibei
Seal: Censor’s seal: Kiwame
Signature: Gototei Kunisada ga