Before a Mirror

Artist: Itō Shinsui 伊東深水 (1898-1972)
Publisher: S. Watanabe Color Print Co.
Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1916
Ink and color on paper
H x W (overall): 43.2 x 28.1 cm (17 x 11 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Robert O. Muller Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Woodblock print

bijinga, Japan, Robert O. Muller collection, Taisho era (1912 - 1926), woman
Provenance research underway.

Round seal "Tatsumi"
Publisher seal "Watanabe"

Published References
  • James T. Ulak, Joan B. Mirviss, Chris Uhlenbeck, Marije Jansen, Henk Herwig. Printed to Perfection: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection. Washington and Amsterdam, 2004. cat. 85, p. 99.
  • The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints. 2 vols., Amsterdam. p. 296.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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