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Andromeda
© Kagaya

1000: Andromeda (Kagaya)

"In a long-gone golden age, heaven and earth were as one, a shared home for gods and mortals..."

The prayer of a princess - Andromeda gazes wistfully at a temple set in the sea...

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Born in Saitama (just north of Tokyo) in 1968, Kagaya spent his childhood in wonderment of the stars in the sky, and never stopped painting them. He has had a successful career as an illustrator for astronomical books and magazines, and many of his works have been turned into jigsaw puzzles, among other products. Since 1996, he has worked exclusively in the digital medium, using a Macintosh. Perhaps that is why he does not appear to sign his pictures.

He goes by his family name; his given name appears to be Yutaka, but in English you will also find him called Joh Kagaya (Jô is the Chinese reading of his name).

* This is a glow-in-the-dark puzzle.

* This puzzle is printed with more ink colours for extra-vivid effect.

Permanently unavailable
A Yanoman puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: Y101103 (10-1103 on package)
Retail price ¥3900

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