Kuniyoshi: Beauties stretching cloth
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Beauties stretching cloth
Series: Women’s educated manners (Fujin kokoroe)
Date: ca. 1840s
Two women stretch cloth out with needles to dry after it was washed in a washing barrel. A child is playing with a stretching needle. The mood is a cheerful one, rather than reflecting any kind of drudgery. From the series “Women’s Educated Manners” (Fujin kokoroe).
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Seal: Kiyoshi (on the right & center sheets)
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga & Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga