Saitō Kiyoshi: Striped Cat and Kittens
Artist: Saitō Kiyoshi
Title: Striped Cat and Kittens
Date: ca. 1960s
A mother cat feeds her two kittens. The background is a grey woodgrain, which gives the work a delightful feeling of floating. There is a layer of woodgrain-patterned mica that has been layered atop the design. Saito designed a similar work in the 1950s that he titled “Caress (A)”.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Very faint mat line, barely noticeable.
Dimensions: 28.5 x 42 cm
Seal: artist’s seal “Kiyoshi” in red
Signature: Kiyoshi Saito (in ink)