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Kiyoshi Saito Limited Edition Signed Japanese Woodblock Gion in Kyoto ‘B’, 1959

US$1,949

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A beautifully composed, rare woodblock print by famed Japanese printmaker Kiyoshi Saito. Many consider Saito to be one of the most important, if not the most important, contemporary Japanese printmakers of the 20th century. This print of a cobbled streetway and off shooting narrow alley in Gion, the entertainment district of Kyoto where Geishas and traditional Japanese tea houses are found around each corner, is titled "Gion in Kyoto (B)". The work is signed and stamped, titled, dated (1959) and numbered (41/100) by the artist. This particular image seldom surfaces and is quite rare and hard to find. The print is nicely framed and matted. Would be a great addition to any modern Japanese print collection or eye-catching stand-alone work. Framed dimensions: 21" high, 26.5" wide, 1" deep Saito's work has been exhibited extensively and can be found in galleries and museums throughout the world including: Achenbach Foundation, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco Art Institute of Chicago Cincinnati Art Museum Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art Kanagawa Prefectural Museum Los Angeles County Museum of Art Miami Art Museum Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Modern Art, New York City National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo New York Public Library Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Width: 26.5 in. (67.31 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    Showa (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1959
  • Condition
    The print has a little light creasing to top margin else in very good to excellent vintage condition. The frame has light, if any, wear consistent with age and use (please see photos). A beautiful and wonderful work overall - ready to hang.
  • Seller Location
    Studio City, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2254317829871

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