Lot 257 of 364:
Sadao Watanabe color woodblock print 1/50  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$390
Estimate:
$200 - $300

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

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Near fine.
 
Item number:
294472
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