Kiyoshi Saitō

(1907 - 1997)
• Saitō moved to Tokyo in 1931, where he learned oil painting at the Hongō Painting Institute and taught himself woodblock print techniques.

• He participated in the movement sōsaku hanga (creative print), initiated by a group of Western-trained artists in Japan in the 1900s. Their goal was to promote woodblock printmaking as fine art.

• During ...
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