Sadao Watanabe Japanese Signed Framed Katazome "Flight into Egypt"
The Flight into Egypt
Color stencil print on hand made paper.
Signed and dated 1970 at lower right.
Numbered 12/50 at lower left.
Sadao Watanabe, (1913-1996) 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.
Wood Frame measures: 36 x 39.5 x 1"
Unframed measures: 23 x 27"