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Arranging Hair After a Bath

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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
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1932/4
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: 46816
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:

Title Arranging Hair After a Bath - rare -
Artist Hakuho Hirano 1879-1957
Description A beauty is arranging hair after a bath. Typical Hakuho's bijin prints with muted colors. Fine pink gradations around the contour of the body. Hakuho was an accomplished Nihon-ga painter. He made only six recorded bijin-ga (depicting beautiful women) prints. Two of them were shown in the famed Toledo Exhibition in 1936.
The alluring "bijin" (the beauty) prints in Shin Hanga period have been the highlight of Japanese woodblock print making tradition. Many of the originals from the period command the prices over $3000 today.
Seal Artist's seal (Haku) on the lower left under the date.
Dated 1932.
Medium Woodblock print.
Impression Excellent - very good ... Lightly embossed.
Colors Excellent - very good ... Fine gradations.
Condition Excellent - Very good ... Lightly creased.
Format Dai-Oban
Width Item 10.9 inches = 27.7 cm
Height Item 15.7 inches = 39.8 cm

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