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Woman Before a Mirror

Accession Number

Woman Before a Mirror

Hirano Hakuhô

Object Creation Date
circa 1930

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper, ôban tate-e size

17 7/8 in x 10 1/2 in (45.4 cm x 26.67 cm);28 in x 22 in (71.12 cm x 55.88 cm)

Credit Line
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Label copy
Although the artist portrays a woman kneeling in front of an elongated mirror to finish styling her coiffure, her lustrous hair and colorful kimono are the focus of this print. The artist was an expert in using woodblock prints to present modern women in traditional costume.

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Primary Object Type
color print

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