Sadao Watanabe Japanese Signed Framed Katazome "Mary Visiting Elizabeth"
Mary Visiting Elizabeth
Limited edition stencil print on hand made paper.
Signed and dated 1968 at lower right.
Numbered 29/50 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. This edition is numbered 20/100 and signed and dated lower right.
Frame measures: 24.25 x 28 x 1.25"