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LÉONARD FOUJITA

LÉONARD FOUJITA | AUTOPORTRAIT

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 EUR

LÉONARD FOUJITA

LÉONARD FOUJITA

LÉONARD FOUJITA | AUTOPORTRAIT

LÉONARD FOUJITA | AUTOPORTRAIT

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 EUR

LÉONARD FOUJITA

1886 - 1968

AUTOPORTRAIT


dedicated à Tita (towards centre left); signed in Japanese, signed Foujita, and situated Buenos-Aires (towards lower left)

pencil and watercolour on paper

Executed in 1932.

27,5 x 21,9 cm; 10⅞ x 8⅝ in.

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LÉONARD FOUJITA

1886 - 1968

AUTOPORTRAIT


dédicacé à Tita (à gauche vers le centre); signé en japonais, signé Foujita, et situé Buenos-Aires (en bas vers la gauche)

crayon et aquarelle sur papier

Exécuté en 1932.

27,5 x 21,9 cm; 10⅞ x 8⅝ in.

Executed on thin cream wove paper, laid down on cardboard. The left edge is partially unglued. There are a few tears along the left and upper edges (the longest of which is approx. 1 cm long) and a few repaired tears in places, notably one located 3 cm from the upper edge and 7 cm from the left, another one located 10 cm from the upper and 3 cm from the right edge and to the centre of the lower edge. There is a flattened crease to the lower left corner. The sheet is light stained associated with some dots of mold along the left edge and scattered dots of foxing. 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."

Sylvie & Dominique Buisson, La vie et l'œuvre de Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 1987, vol. I, n. 32.44, illustrated p. 429

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Sylvie & Dominique Buisson, La vie et l'œuvre de Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 1987, vol. I, n. 32.44, reproduit p. 429

Dinard, Palais des Arts, Foujita, le maître japonais de Montparnasse, 2004, no. 101, illustrated in the catalogue p. 115

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Dinard, Palais des Arts, Foujita, le maître japonais de Montparnasse, 2004, no. 101, reproduit dans le catalogue p. 115