Red Nude

Saito, Kiyoshi, 1907-1997

Red Nude
  • Edition : 15/30
  • Date : Design made in 1950; Printed in 1954
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 910247
  • Condition : Faintly light struck; bleeding of artist seal and stamp on reverse showing through to front ; tide marks in reverse margins near plate lines; traces of residue at reverse top margin
  • Dimensions : 29 5/8 x 16 5/8 inches
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  • Price : $5,000


About The Artist

Saito, Kiyoshi, 1907-1997

Born in 1907 in Sakamoto, Fukushima prefecture. Moved to Otaru in Hokkaido at age 5; later apprenticed to a sign painter. From an early age operated a successful sign painting business in Otaru. Studied drawing with Narita Gyokusen in Otaru. Infatuated with the art world, he sold his business and moved to Tokyo in about 1932. Studied Western-style painting at Hongo Painting Institute. Exhibited oils with Hakujitsukai, Nikakai, Kokugakai, and Tokokai. Began making hanga by cutting and prin.....

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