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Lot 0354
1978, ink and colors on paper, under the image "17/70 Sadao Watanabe 1978,"
this print shows Watanabe's style of mixing Christian Biblical subject matter within a Japanese context, the Virgin Mary here standing with Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, both known for their kindness, executed in colors that evoke his background in textile design and reflect the mingei (folk art) movement in Japan, framed under glass, not examined outside of the frame.
Sheet Size 22.5 x 26.5 in.; DOA 28 x 32 in.
Private Collection, Sanford, NC
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Very good condition.

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Mary and Kannon by Sadao Watanabe (Japanese,

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 16, 2017
Hillsborough, NC, USA