Saitō Kiyoshi: Winter in Aizu (Baskets)
Artist: Saitō Kiyoshi
Title: Winter in Aizu (Baskets)
Date: ca. 1960
A figure in the foreground rearranges his two baskets, another child approaching from the left. The traditional thatched-roofed structures at right are piled high with snow. The charm and seemingly rustic feeling of Saito’s work overlays a sophisticated mastery of design.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: Roughly ôban
Literature: See Kiyoshi Saito Museum of Art, Yanaizu (1999), number 18.
Seal: artist’s seal “Kiyoshi” in red
Signature: Kiyoshi Saito (in pencil)