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Category -- Woodblock Print

Mythology Series,Hephaistos

Artist:Hideo Hagiwara
Description:Hephaistos is the Olympian God of Craftsmen, working precious metals with anvil, hammer and bellows. His is a mighty form with strong head and features, extending up and across the picture plane; behind him, clad in white stands the image of Athena, who appears in the story of Hephaistos; Hagiwara, however, makes reference to Venus, the Roman Goddess (Athena in Greek Mythology), whose name he has carved into the block.

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