‎Hagiwara Hideo (1913-2007) Circus No. 5

image size: 8 7/8 x 11 1/4 in. (22.5 x 28.6 cm)
sheet size: 12 1/2 x 14 7/8 in. (31.8 x 37.8 cm)

萩原英雄 サーカス No. 5

Hagiwara Hideo (1913–2007)

Circus No. 5


Color woodblock print with mica on paper 
Lent by Irwin Lavenberg, L2017.103.5

Hagiwara explored a wide range of themes, from the uniquely Japanese, such as the samurai and Mount Fuji, to the international world of the circus. Here the form of the clown is easily identifiable, as is his billowing costume.