Before the Mirror
(Kagami no mae)
dated and signed, Showa shichinen, shigatsu (Showa 7 , 4th month), Hakuho ga, followed by artist's seal Haku, published by Watanabe Shozaburo, ca. 1932
dai oban tate-e 15 1/2 by 10 3/4 in., 39.37 by 27.31 cm
Born in Kyoto, Hirano Hakuho 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.
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May 14, 2021
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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