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Arranging Hair After a Bath

Arranging Hair After a Bath
by Hakuho Hirano (1879-1957)

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Artist: Hakuho Hirano (1879-1957) 平野白峰
Title: Arranging Hair After a Bath
Date 1st edition?1932/4
Date of this artwork?1932 (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 37383
Notes (1st edition)?Title Arranging Hair After a Bath
Artist Hakuho Hirano 1879-1957
Seal artist's seal (Haku)
Dated 1932
Technique/Medium Woodblock print

Description Arranging hair after a bath. Typical Hakuho's bijin prints with muted colors. Fine pink gradations around the contour of the body.
Format Oban tate-e
Width 10.6 inches = 27.0 cm
Height 15.7 inches = 40.0 cm
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Saturday, 12 February 2005

Shin Hanga: After the Bath

Artist: Hakuho
Format: Large oban tate-e: 15.25" x 11"

Subject: A naked girl, fresh from the bath, putting a poppin (a musical toy pipe) into her hair-do.

Publisher: Watanabe(?)

Date: 1934

Condition: Full size. A minor paper flaw on the girl's shoulder. Generally fine state of preservation.

Colour: Very good

Impression: Fine with extensive blind printing on the girl's body

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