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The Eyebrow Pencil

A work made of color woodblock print.

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  • A work made of color woodblock print.

Date:

1928

Artist:

Ito Shinsui
Japanese, 1898-1972

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

The Eyebrow Pencil

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

Date

1923–1933

Medium

Color Woodblock print

Dimensions

40.3 × 28.2 cm

Credit Line

Bequest of Earle Ludgin, Mary and Earle Ludgin Collection

Reference Number

1981.285

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