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Sailor's Paint-decorated Canvas and Macrame Wall Pocket ~ late 19th C

Sailor's Paint-decorated Canvas and Macrame Wall Pocket ~ late C

The Art of Children's Picture Books: Woodcut Artist Antonio Frasconi

Antonio Frasconi became well known for his woodcuts after moving to the U.

"The Dog and the Crocodile." Print Club of Cleveland, 1950. Woodcut measuring 21 by 14 1/2 inches. One of 250 copies, signed and dated by Antonio Frasconi, an artist born in Uruguay and known for his distinctive woodcuts and numerous illustrated books for children. In this depiction of Aesop's fable, a hungry, curvaceous crocodile tempts a dog to linger by the Nile.

After inventing paper the Chinese invented woodblock printing - which was much faster than writing or painting . This is a Chinese print for Aesop's Fables . Source not identified .

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Antonio Frasconi - The Bull (My Turn), 1952 Taken from a series of woodcuts The World Upside Down showing common scenes and situations in reverse via Stephen Kroninger

Antonio Frasconi

'the four oxen and the lion' woodcut by antonio frasconi