Hagiwara Hideo (1913–2007) A Man in Armor (17)

image size: 33 1/2 x 23 1/16 in. (85.1 x 58.9 cm)
sheet size: 38 1/4 x 25 3/8 in. (97.2 x 64.5 cm)
萩原英雄 鎧える人 (17)

Hagiwara Hideo (1913-2007)

A Man in Armor (17)


Color woodblock print with embossing and mica on paper, printed on both sides 
Lent by Irwin Lavenberg, L2018.62.3

Hagiwara created over twenty prints for this series depicting samurai armor. Here, the embossed fittings on the breastplate are particularly apparent.  

Three Masters of Abstraction Hagiwara Hideo, Ida Shōichi and Takahashi Rikio