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Eyebrow Pencil

A work made of color woodblock print.

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  • A work made of color woodblock print.

Date:

January 1928

Artist:

Ito Shinsui
Japanese, 1898-1972
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Japanese, 20th century

About this artwork

This print—one of Itô Shinsui’s bestsellers—depicts an actress applying her makeup before going on stage, high-lighting her unselfconscious absorption.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Ito Shinsui

Title

Eyebrow Pencil

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality:)

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1928

Medium

Color woodblock print

Dimensions

27.9 × 39.9 cm (11 × 15 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1929.393

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