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Chromatic Fantasy No. 4

Date, Hideo [ bio ]

Chromatic Fantasy No. 4
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H: 20 in, W: 28 in

New York, N.Y., 1969


Gift of Hideo Date


Abstract bird-like form composed of many multicolored, small shapes in hues of red, yellow, blue, green, purple, orange on off-white background. Large curved shape with gray triangular shapes lining flat bottom narrows to sharp point at left; striped, pink and yellow crown-like form on top. Patterned designs cover lower middle portion of abstract as it extends upward and to the right in sharp angular shapes.

Signed in black to left of Artist's hanko (personal stamp, consists of three Japanese characters that translate as "Date Hide"), lower left corner: Hideo Date

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