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- Scorpio (Constellation Series) #4 -

Ado Sato


Striking print "Z-8" (Constellation Series) is by Ado  Sato (1936 -1995).  Beautiful abstract design with bright colors and curves. This print would be great for someone who is a Scorpio (birthday 10/24 -11/22). This is a pencil signed "Hodaka Yoshida", dated '73 and numbered 26/100 by the artist.  Limited edition size of only 100 prints. Every year it is harder and harder to find Hodaka's print in excellent condition. Sticker "Scorpio" (Constellation Series) by Ado Sato" in Japanese ( Seiza series, Sasori za) on the verso. Please see the picture.

Ado Sato was born in 1936 in Kanagawa, Japan. She was a Western-style painter. She moved to Paris in 1962 and she was active there. She won the first prize, the Figaro Award, at the 10th Japan-France Contemporary Art Exhibition held at the Grand Palais Museum and the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. In addition, she produced a print collection "Paris" with very famous photographer Kishin Shinoyama and writer Jun Ishikawa. She passed away in 1995 in Tokyo, Japan. She was 58 years old.

Technique: Silkscreen
Paper size: 16 and 3/8 by 22 and 1/8 inches (41.5 x 56.2 cm)
Image size: 14 and 3/4 by 19 and 1/2inches (37.5 x 49.5 cm)
Sheet number: 26/100
Date: 1973
Signed: Pencil signed "Ado, 72" on the bottom margin.
Condition: Very good condition. A few faintest ink spots on the top margin, and faint ink smudge (line) into the bottom of the image. They are very minor and hardly noticeable. 

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