The Jewel River at Chōfu (Chōfu no Tamagawa)

Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper | 27 x 19.7cm | c. 1768

Suzuki Harunobu

Tatsukuri (or Tetsukuri), in the Musashi area west of modern Tokyo known as Chōfu, is a famous place for bleaching cloth. The woman here is rinsing cloth in the shoals of the river but looks almost as if dancing with the waving cloth. Use of the tech...
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