1886 - 1968
Signed T. Foujita and inscribed Paris in Japanese (center right)
Pen and ink and watercolor on paper
14⅞ by 8¼ in. (37.6 by 20.9 cm)
Framed: 26⅜ by 22⅜ in. (67 by 56.8 cm)
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné by Sylvie Buisson.
Executed on cream wove paper. Hinged to a backing board with adhesive in all four corners. The sheet is undulating slightly. Flattened handling creases throughout, most notably in the upper left and lower right corners. Scattered accessions in the green background pigment. This work is in overall good condition.
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Private Collection, Europe (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 5, 2009, lot 304)
Private Collection, South America (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the present owner