Types of Women’s Handicraft: Cloth-Stretcher By

Available at Scholten Japanese Art

  • Date: 1798
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Woodcut/Woodblock/Ukiyo-e
  • Edition size: n/a
  • Sheet size: 38.4 by 24.7 cm
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Price: $24000

Description — Click to read

a beauty tugs at a section of cloth stretched diagonally across the composition beside another with her hair loose and flowing over her shoulders; signed Utamaro hitsu, with publisher's seal of Wakasaya Yoichi, ca. 1798 oban tate-e 38.4 by 24.7 cm. For comparison see Asano & Clark, The Passionate Art of Kitagawa Utamaro, vol. I, no. 313, p. 166; and for discussion, vol. II, p. 200.