Saitō Kiyoshi: Winter in Aizu
Artist: Saitō Kiyoshi
Title: Winter in Aizu
Date: ca. 1960
A single figure walks away from the viewer, and we feel the weight of the silence and the snow. The traditional thatched-roofed structures are piled high with snow. The charm and folksy, rustic feeling of Saito work overlays a sophisticated mastery of design and technique.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: Roughly ôban
Literature: See Kiyoshi Saito Museum of Art, Yanaizu (1999), number 19.
Seal: artist’s seal “Kiyoshi” in red
Signature: Kiyoshi Saito (in pencil)