Advanced Search

K-12 Educator
K-12 Student
Museum Visitor
UMMA Docent
UMMA Staff
University Faculty
University Student
Between and Mortarboard


UMMA Object Specific Fields






Query builder

Woman Before a Mirror

Accession Number
1982/1.201

Title
Woman Before a Mirror

Artist(s)
Hirano Hakuhô

Object Creation Date
circa 1930

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

Dimensions
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.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
If you are interested in using an image for a publication, please visit http://umma.umich.edu/request-image for more information and to fill out the online Image Rights and Reproductions Request Form.

Keywords
comb
ukiyo e

& Author Notes

All Rights Reserved

On display