Kiyoshi Saito Japanese Woodblock Print $1 Start Exc Cond
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Kiyoshi Saito Japanese Woodblock Print $1 Start Exc Cond :
Kiyoshi SAITO, 1907-97. Original woodblock print. pencil titiled "GARDEN SANZEN-IN KYOTO". 1964 and 85/100 also in pencil at bottom margin. Self printed, self published. Double signed, English in image and Japanese or kanji in pen at bottom left margin, artist seal in Red. Excellent impression, excellent overall condition, light washi paper backed, colors bright or excellent, full margins. See pictures. From estate of US Navy officer stationed in Japan, who with his wife, collected pearls with Saito and became lifetime friends. Hence the "double signature" when he acquired prints directly from Kiyoshi. Modern graphic composition of the gardens of Sanzenin Temple in Ohara north of Kyoto in Japan. I own several more of Kiyoshi Saito's prints, all "double signed", from same estate, I believe the story as it was related to me. double oban, 18.25 x 24 inches, (46.3 x 61 cm). $1 to START. More prints listed. Combine shipping. Shipped flat and rigid.
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