Hirano Hakuho, Woman Arranging Hair

Hirano Hakuho, 1879-1957

Woman Arranging Hair Before a Window (suggested title)

a nude before a kyodai arranges her hair, in the background are shoji doors with a circular window; dated Showa shichinen shigatsu with artist's square seal, published by Watanabe ca. 1932

dai oban tate-e 15 1/2 by 1073 5/8 in., 39.4 by 2727 cm

Born in Kyoto, Hirano Hyakuho was a self-taught Nihonga and ukiyo-e style painter. Of six bijinga prints recorded, two were included in the 1936 show at the Toledo Museum of Art, Modern Japanese Prints.

Reference:
Brown, Kendall, Light and Darkness: Women in Japanese Prints of Early Showa (1926-1945), p., 61, cat no. 67

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