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Two Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) Woodblock Prints

Auction:
3039T
Lot:
1587
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Discovery - 3039T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 09, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) Woodblock Prints, Japan, 1958, Winter in Aizu (5) and (6), signed and sealed on the print, titled and dated in pencil in the bottom margin, framed and glazed, sight sizes 16 x 21 1/2 in.

Provenance: Purchased in 1960 from The Red Lantern Shop, Kyoto, by the present owner.
Japanese Prints online
Estimate $500-700

not examined out of frame, buckling and bleeing to an edge of (5), both slightly out of register, mildly toned with brown spots, spotty stains.


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Keywords

Kiyoshi Saito, Aizu, Japanese printmakers, Kiyoshi Saitō, Printmaking, Ukiyo-e, Visual arts, Woodblock printing, Woodblock printing in Japan, Kyoto, Japan

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