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Date, Hideo [ bio ]

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H: 27.5 in, W: 15.75 in

New York, N.Y., 1952


Gift of Hideo Date



View of seated nude man's back and face as he tilts his head back to face viewer. The body is white, contoured with green, gray and red accents; the face is split between red and green with yellow nose. His eyes are closed as he raises his hands above his head, pink fingernails on right hand. A long, yeloow and green hued rectangular form bent at the bottom appears on the right. A black and yellow curved object appears in the upper left corner. The background is purple with green at top and red at bottom.

Signed in medium, lower left corner: DATE - 52

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