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Two Beauties Washing Their Hair
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Two Beauties Washing Their Hair, late 1760s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 274 x 210 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 279 x 213 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 x 8 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7581

Two women on balcony, one washing her hair in rub, the other rearanging her hair after washing. Mirror stand at L. Outside scene with irises. Karazuri and kimikoni.