Lot 410
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LÉONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA | Mexicain et un chapeau au ruban noir

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Description

  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita
  • Mexicain et un chapeau au ruban noir
  • signed Foujita, signed in Japanese and dated Mexico 1933 (towards lower right)
  • pen and ink and watercolour on paper
  • 35.7 by 29.5cm., 14 1/8 by 11 1/2 in.
  • Executed in Mexico in 1933.

Provenance

Private Collection, Spain
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Condition

Executed on tracing paper, not laid down. The sheet is affixed to the mount with tape on the verso of the upper corners. The paper is lightly time-stained and is gently undulating. There is a small area of restoration (approx. 3cm.) at the centre of the upper edge, and there are some repaired tears in places along the left and right edges, the longest of which is at the centre of the right edge (approx. 8cm. long). There are some flattened creases in places. This work is in overall fairly good condition.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Sylvie Buisson.