September 20th, 2012 - 11:49 AM
Laundry Day 1787 is a scene from the epic 'Taiheiki' . . .
"Laundry Day 1787" . . . A page from the series, Go Taiheiki Shiroishi Banashi (Tales of the White Rock from the Go Taiheiki) shows a man doing laundry in a stream. There is a woman standing next to him, also holding a long piece of cloth. A woman in an elegant kimono, hairpins, comb and holding a fan supervises. From an original 18th century (1787) woodcut, Michiyuki tamagawa no dan, by Torii Kiyonaga. All Rights Reserved © 2012 padre art . . .
This beautiful and ancient image can be found (with hundreds more vintage woodcuts and drawings) lovingly restored and reproduced in high resolution for your pleasure, as designs for unique gift ideas at our online store, 'Padre Art Prints' . . . Laundry Day 1787