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Chromatic Fantasy No. 5

Date, Hideo [ bio ]

Chromatic Fantasy No. 5
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painting
H: 28 in, W: 20 in
watercolor
paper

New York, N.Y., 19xx

(99.111.70)

Gift of Hideo Date

Description

Unframed.

Harp-shaped abstract in hues of red, green, blue, orange, purple, brown, gray on off-white background. Long, curved, vertical column rises on left with three patterns: yellow, brown, orange plant-like motif on green, right; pictographic forms in red and purple hues on yellow and green, center; green purple with orange rings on blue, left. Top left, triangular forms resembling teeth point to top edge; tooth-like pattern repeated around yellow circle, center, next to red forms. Below, blue and gray checked pattern, center; purple and green checked pattern, right. Light green ring, lower center, encircles red, orange, yellow diamond patterned ring with green hued forms flowing from dark green circle, center.

Inscription
Signed in black to left of Artist's hanko (personal mark, consists of characters that translate as "Date Hide"), lower right corner: Hideo Date.

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