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book illustration
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • book illustration, 1778
  • 絵本節操草 Ehon Misaoguchi
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2201.a
Description

Print depicting a woman kneeling in front of a small mirror in an interior. The woman has long, dark hair which falls behind her shoulders. She is holding a small cloth to her face, and there is a screen in the left side of the print, and a printed cloth has been hung over the top of the screen. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print.