Saitō Kiyoshi: Persimmons in Autumn
Artist: Saitō Kiyoshi
Title: Persimmons in Autumn
Date: ca. 1960s
Three children help their father with autumn chores. The large thatched roof creates a backdrop for the orange persimmons on the bare branches of the tree. We see clothes hung out to dry along the front of the house.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: Roughly ôban
Literature: See MET collection online.
Seal: artist’s seal “Kiyoshi” in red
Signature: Kiyoshi Saito (in ink)