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Date, Hideo [ bio ]

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print, woodblock
H: 12.875 in, W: 18 in

New York, N.Y., ca. 1974


Gift of Hideo Date


Unframed and matted.

1 Woodblock print. Monochromatic abstract with three sections: left and right sections are black on white background; middle section is white on black background. Left section: black N-shaped letter within white circular form within black circular form; stylized design with open mouthed distorted face on top center; long serrated edge below it; a horse's head in the curve at center. Center section: white lines extending diagonally from horse head to upper right. Right section: Black abstract form, upper right corner; "DATE", lower right corner.

Signed in black ink below Artist's hanko (personal mark, consists of four Japanese characters that translate as "Dream seeking layman"), lower left corner: 2/5 / H. Date.

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