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Category -- Woodblock Print

Mythology Series,Midas

Artist:Hideo Hagiwara
Description:Midas, King of Phrygia, was doomed to turn all he touched into Gold; Hagiwara depicts Midas with bloated and distorted features and gives him the ears of an ass; as Midas is unable to escape his curse - even as his food turns to Gold, so the figure of Midas appears imprisoned, his large body filling all space available in this print.

Medium:woodblock print
Condition:Excellent impression. Slight buckling to margin. Excellent condition.
Image Size:24 by 17 5/8 inches
Canvas Size:unframed
Signed:Hideo Hagiwara in pencil
Special Label:watermark to lower margin: Hideo H.
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