Object: original Japanese woodblock print
Genre: ukiyo-e 浮世絵 pictures of the floating world

Artist: Toyohara Kunichika 豊原国周 (1835-1900), signed Kunichika hitsu 国周筆
From the series: Thirty-two Modern Physiognomies 當勢三十二想
Print title: The Appearance of Shyness はつかし想
Print subject: woman looking at herself in a hand-mirror

Publisher: Yorozuya Magobei 万屋孫兵衛 (Kineido 錦栄堂)
Carver: Ota Utakichi 太田卯多吉, marked Hori Uta 彫卯多
Censor’s seal: Snake 9 aratame 巳九改

Material: washi 和紙 Japanese paper
Technique: nishiki-e 錦絵 multi-coloured woodblock printing

Year: 1869, 9th month
Condition: overall good, tiny holes, slight wrinkles and fold marks, partially trimmed margins
Dimensions: 24 x 34 cm

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