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LÉONARD FOUJITA

LÉONARD FOUJITA | JEUNE FILLE PORTANT UN CHAT

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 EUR

LÉONARD FOUJITA

LÉONARD FOUJITA

LÉONARD FOUJITA | JEUNE FILLE PORTANT UN CHAT

LÉONARD FOUJITA | JEUNE FILLE PORTANT UN CHAT

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 EUR

Lot sold:

37,800

EUR

LÉONARD FOUJITA

1886 - 1968

JEUNE FILLE PORTANT UN CHAT


signed Foujita, dated 1950 and situated Paris (lower right)

India ink on paper

Executed in 1950.

22,1 x 16,1 cm; 8¾ x 6¼ in.

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LÉONARD FOUJITA

1886 - 1968

JEUNE FILLE PORTANT UN CHAT


signé Foujita, daté 1950 et situé Paris (en bas à droite)

encre de Chine sur papier

Exécuté en 1950.

22,1 x 16,1 cm; 8¾ x 6¼ in.

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and affixed to the overmount along the extreme edges with tape. There are a few minor creases towards the centre of the right edge. There are a few tiny surface scratches in places. There is some discolouration along the extreme edges (as visible in the catalogue framed image illustration). The sheet is slightly light stained. This work is in overall 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."

Private collection, Paris

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Collection particulière, Paris

Sylvie Buisson, Catalogue raisonné de Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 2001, vol. II, n. 50.125, illustrated p. 388

Sylvie Buisson, Foujita et ses amis de Montparnasse, Paris, 2010, illustrated p. 122 (titled Jeune fille au chat)

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Sylvie Buisson, Catalogue raisonné de Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 2001, vol. II, n. 50.125, reproduit p. 388

Sylvie Buisson, Foujita et ses amis de Montparnasse, Paris, 2010, reproduit p. 122 (sous le titre Jeune fille au chat)

Tokyo, Odakyu Grande Galerie (& travelling in Japan), Léonard Foujita, exposition commémorative du centenaire de la naissance de Tsuguharu-Léonard Foujita, 1986-87, no. 73, illustrated in the catalogue np. (titled Jeune fille au chat)

Dinard, Palais des Arts, Foujita, le maître japonais de Montparnasse, 2004, no. 128, illustrated in the catalogue p. 141 (titled Jeune fille au chat)

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Tokyo, Odakyu Grande Galerie (puis exposition itinérante au Japon), Léonard Foujita, exposition commémorative du centenaire de la naissance de Tsuguharu-Léonard Foujita, 1986-87, no. 73, reproduit dans le catalogue np. (sous le titre Jeune fille au chat)

Dinard, Palais des Arts, Foujita, le maître japonais de Montparnasse, 2004, no. 128, reproduit dans le catalogue p. 141 (sous le titre Jeune fille au chat)