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Summer in Aizu (The Seasons: Summer)

Saitō Kiyoshi (1907-1997)

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Summer in Aizu (The Seasons: Summer)

by Saitō Kiyoshi, c. 1960-1970

Outskirts of Nara


IHL Cat. #636

About This Print

An untitled scene of four people going about their business in a rural village, possibly the artist's early boyhood home of Aizu, on a summer's day. When it was released as part of an offering of six Saitō prints by the Book-of-the-Month Club, it was titled The Seasons: Summer. 

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #636
 Title untitled (Summer in Aizu) [English title sometimes seen as The Seasons: Summer]
 Series none
 Artist 
 Saitō Kiyoshi (1907-1997)
 Signature 
Kiyoshi Saito
 Seal
 清 Kiyoshi seal
 Publication Date not dated (c. 1960-1970)
 Edition unlimited edition
 Publisher self-published
 Carver self-carved
 Printer
 けがみ printer Ikegami [stamped verso]
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent 
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 Miscellaneous
 Format dai oban
 H x W Paper 11 1/4 x 17 in. (28.6 x 43.2 cm)
 H x W Image 10 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (26.7 x 38.7 cm)
 Collections This Print 
 Reference Literature 
last revised:
8/24/2018
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