This beautiful expressionistic Woodcut is the original Printing Block by the famous Catalan Artist Josep Barrenechea Tubilla. It depicts the three Wise Men or Kings as mentioned in the Gospel of Matthew and Christian tradition, a group of distinguished foreigners who visited Jesus after his birth, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. It is very detailed and beautiful. It dates back to circa 1930-1950 and could be used to print more images or simply to hang it as an artwork itself.
The actual Cliché is about 4 by 3 inches.
It is in very good condition with age consistent signs of use. (PLEASE SEE PICTURES)
About the artist:
Josep Barrenechea graduated in the School of Arts and Crafts of Barcelona, and made individual debut in the decade of the twenties. He also participated in competitions and official shows, being awarded with the Silver Medal of Masriera in three occasions. As a teacher, he was be a professor at Sant Jordi University.
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