Kiyoshi Saito: Village with Woman and Persimmon Tree (Sold)

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Artist: Saitō Kiyoshi (1907-1997)
Title: Village with Woman and Persimmon Tree
Date: ca. 1960s

Serene winter scene of a woman walking walking past a bare tree enlivened with vibrant persimmons that have yet to be harvested. She wears a white scarf on her head and seems to balance several branches atop her head. Every part of the village scene has a unique texture and color combination, done in Saito’s oft-imitated but inimitable mingei style.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Nice and clean. Minor hinging remnants, verso
Dimensions: 29.5 x 44 cm
Publisher: Self-published
Seal: artist’s seal “Kiyoshi” in red
Signature: Kiyoshi Saito (in black ink)