Beauty Dressing

By Nishikawa Sukenobu

Information

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Artist By Nishikawa Sukenobu
Period Edo period, 18th century
Materials and techniques Hanging scroll, colour on silk
Size 89.4×44.8

Explanation

The theme is taken from a daily scene of a woman applying her make-up with the usual paraphernalia in the background. The round-faced Kyoto beauties depicted by Sukenobu are noted for their elegance and simple beauty.