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The Adoration of the Shepherds

Sadao Watanabe

The Adoration of the Shepherds

1961

Color dye stencil.

21 x 14 (sheet 22 x 30).

Edition 200, #24.

Allinson Gallery, Inc.

Storrs, CT

860-429-2322 - land line

Under $2,200

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Natavity. (A similar image with color variant from 1960 in an edition of 50 is entitled The Three Wise Men Visit Mary. 1961. Hand-colored dye stencil (Kappazuri). 21 1/2 x 24 1/8 (sheet 23 1/8 x 30 1/4). Edition 200, #27. Printed on (momogami) crumpled, hand-made paper on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed, dated and numbered in white ink/watercolor. 

Mary raises her hand to greet the three kings approaching with gifts. The scene appears to show Mary just before the birth of Christ. The barnyard animals add a charming touch.

To visit the page on the Allinson Gallery, Inc. website, please click on http://allinsongallery.com/watanabe/nativity.html