Lot 1171
Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907-1997), Two Woodcut Prints of Maikos
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Ink and colors on paper, two portraits of a maiko or young geisha from Kyoto, with artist's signature under his artist's seal on each print, in these images Saito has simplified the forms to great effect and used the wood patterns to add texture and interest to his design, they are both framed, not examined outside of the frame.

DOA 18.75 x 13 in. (largest)

Collection of John Davis, Durham, North Carolina

Light toning to paper; a few spots of foxing to one on maiko's neck.