Saitō Kiyoshi: Maiko Kyoto

Saitō Kiyoshi: Maiko Kyoto (Sold)

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Artist: Saitō Kiyoshi
Title: Maiko Kyoto
Date: ca. 1960s

Portrait of a young geisha, shown seated from behind with her powdered white neck exposed and her obi mimicking the pattern of woodgrain. Saito has captured the pose perfectly, although rendered in his minimal and mingei-like style.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: Roughly ôban.
Publisher: Self-published
Seal: artist’s seal “Kiyoshi” in red
Signature: Kiyoshi Saito (in white)