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Date, Hideo [ bio ]

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H: 23 in, W: 29.5 in

New York, N.Y., 1952


Gift of Hideo Date


Matted and framed.

Nude human figure sits astride a rearing horse with its right fist raised and left hand around horse's neck as two fierce looking animals attack them; one clawed animal approaches the human with jaws open at right, while the other bites the horses tail and clutches at its hindquarters on the left. Tall grass at lower right corner. Background left, a human figure on another horse holds a stick vertically with two hands. Both figures are bald. Vague outline of mountains in background.

Signed in ink: Date - 52

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