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Date, Hideo [ bio ]

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H: 17 in, W: 22.5 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1944


Gift of Hideo Date



Image of short-haired striped cat nursing two kittens. Cat lies curled on its left side facing viewer with head inverted, eyes closed and look of contentment. Light colored kitten nurses at left next to dark colored kitten, right.

Signed in pencil to the left of Artist's hanko (personal mark, consists of four characters that translate as "Dream seeking layman"), lower right corner: Hideo Date / Heart Mt. Wyo / 1944

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