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Kiyoshi Saito

 (1907 - 1997)
Kiyoshi Saito was active/lived in Japan.  Kiyoshi Saito is known for woodblock prints and ink drawing-portraits, landscape, animals and still life.

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Kiyoshi Saito


Japanese artist Kiyoshi Saito did not have it easy. Nature endowed him with an impulse for art and the drive to make the impossible possible. Saito studied European artists to recognize the qualities in the Japanese tradition itself, for which the modern international trends strive. His woodblock prints using traditional Japanese technique are among the most sought after pieces in the art market.

Kiyoshi Saito was born in 1907 in a small village named Bange in the Kawanuma District of the Fukushima prefecture in the northern part of Honshu, the main Japanese island. When he was five years old, his father lost his business in Fukushima and the family moved further north to the island of Hokkaido, where his father worked in the coal mi  ...  Displaying 750 of 5159 characters.



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About  Kiyoshi Saito

Born:  1907 - Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Died:   1997
Known for:  woodblock prints and ink drawing-portraits, landscape, animals and still life