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Author: Wantanabe, Sadao
Title: The Last Supper
Place Published: [n.p.]
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Date Published: 1966
Description:


Color woodblock print on Japanese paper affixed to board. 65x58 cm (25¾x23"); with backing 71x63 cm (28x25"). No. 23 of 50 copies.



Signed, numbered and dated by the artist at the bottom of the image.


Sadao Watanabe was a Japanese artist best known for his prints that meld biblical imagery with the traditional Japanese folk art known as mingei. Watanabe's work portrays the Christian gospel with a distinctive use of crumpled wet paper mixed with mineral pigments suspended in soy milk, known as katazome.

Condition

Near fine.

Starting Bid

$100.00

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Sadao Watanabe color woodblock print 1/50

Thu, Jun 28, 2018 6:00 PM UTC
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