Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907-1997)
Pansy, 1964, edition of 100. Signed "Kiyoshi Saito" in whiting within the image l.l., titled, numbered, and dated "...14/100 1964" in pencil beneath the image. Color woodcut on Japan paper with "KIYOSHI SAITO" watermark, image size 20 3/4 x 15 1/8 in. (52.5 x 38.3 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, unobtrusive toning to margins, stain to background, tape/residue to edges on verso, handling creases, pencil annotations to verso.
There is a small orange stain (about 3/8 in across) to one of the flowers u.l. and some pale soiling to the figure's neck.
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