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Raikô and His Companions Encounter a Woman Washing a Bloody Garment in a Stream

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MFA impressions: 11.19709, 21.5698 Possibly from a untitled series illustrating the story of Shutendôji.

Signed

Komatsuken ga (artist); Chôkô Sekine Kaei (blockcutter)

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #630; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 607

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28 x 20.3 cm (11 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5698

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints