by Kiyoshi Saito (1907 - 1997)
From Fuji Arts’ Curated Tokyo Collection - We recently acquired an especially fine collection in Tokyo with prints from the Edo, Meiji, and shin-hanga traditions. All the prints are fine, interesting examples in nice condition. We’re excited to offer our Tokyo Collection prints with the discerning collector in mind. Shop the collection this month, and watch for the “A Fuji Arts Curated Tokyo Collection Print” subtitle to locate and shop from this beautiful collection. Bid or “buy now” as these fine prints are hard to come by.
Kiyoshi Saito - Kiyoshi Saito was one of the greatest masters of the "sosaku hanga" or "creative print" movement in
Comments - Bold image of a Javanese puppet seen in profile, set against a deep gray matte background. Metallic pigment in dark gray, silver, and pearl add sheen and interest to the simplified , abstracted forms. A great sosaku hanga design from a series Kiyoshi did of Javanese puppets. Signed and numbered limited edition.
Signed - Signed in white ink within the image; titled, numbered, and dated 1950 in pencil in bottom margin
Numbered - 47/50
Artist - Kiyoshi Saito (1907 - 1997)
Image Size - 12 1/8" x 16 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning, a few faint spots, slight soiling and a couple creases at edges. Please see photos for details. Good overall.