This is an original 1968 tipped-in color photolithograph of a Japanese woodblock and brush print entitled "Kiku" (Listening) by Watanabe Sadao. It was inspired by the many biblical events in which a character heeds to voice of the Lord or Holy Spirit.
Chinese image of the Annunciation TITLE: 聖母領報 （The Annunciation to Mary) ARTIST: 陸鴻年 (Lu Hongnian, John Lu Hung-nien) INSCRIPTION(S): 一九四八年春日太倉陸鴻年敬繪於北平 (Painted by Lu Hongnian [of] Taicang [Jiangsu Province] in Beiping, Spring 1948) MEDIUM: Chinese watercolor on silk; mounted as hanging scroll DESCRIPTION: The angel Gabriel appears to Mary surrounded by clouds with the dove of the Holy Spirit above. DIMENSIONS: (Painting [Mounting]) 28.5x53 cm [41x135 cm]
Fritz Eichenberg's "The Lord's Supper." Eichenberg was a friend of Dorothy Day, and his depiction of the Last Supper echoes the scene at a Catholic Worker soup kitchen, with those hosted at the table being the poor and outcast.