Sadao Watanabe Japanese Signed Framed Katazome "Flight into Egypt"


The Flight into Egypt

Sadao Watanabe
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"