Oct 3, 2019

Fudo-Myoo No. 100

Fudo-Myoo No. 100


Kihei Sasajima

(Japanese, 1906–1994)

Embossed woodcut

Sheet: 66 x 50.3 cm (26 x 19 13/16 in.); Image: 60.5 x 45.7 cm (23 13/16 x 18 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward Collection Fund 1993.104



Sasajima changed his style radically in the 1990s. Although earlier he wanted to retain the two-dimensional quality of calligraphy, he deeply embossed Fudo-Myoo No. 100, creating a three-dimensional representation of a Buddhist figure.

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PR - Woodcut
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