Before the Mirror
(Kagami no mae)
dated and signed, Showa shichinen, shigatsu (Showa 7 [1932), 4th month), Hakuho ga, followed by artist's seal Haku, published by Watanabe Shozaburo
dai oban tate-e 15 5/8 by 10 5/8 in., 39.7 by 27.1 cm
Reigle Stephens, Amy, gen. ed., The new wave: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, p. 126, no. 127
D'Hauterives, Arnaud, La nouvelle vague: L'estampe japonaise de 1868-1939 dans la Collection Robert O. Muller, Musee Marmottan, Institute de France, Academie des Beaux-Arts, 1994, p. 46, pl. 76
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 153, no. 209
(inv. no. 10-2830)
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