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Tsuguharu Foujita

Les Roses

Property Formerly in the Collection of J. David Baker, Tupelo, Mississippi

Tsuguharu Foujita

Tsuguharu Foujita

Les Roses

Les Roses

Property Formerly in the Collection of J. David Baker, Tupelo, Mississippi

Tsuguharu Foujita

1886 - 1968

Les Roses


Signed Foujita and inscribed Paris (lower left); signed Foujita, dated 1951 and inscribed Paris (on the stretcher)

Oil on canvas

9 ½ by 7 ½ in. (24.1 by 19 cm)

Framed: 15 ¾ by 13 ¾ in. (40 by 34.9 cm)


Painted in Paris in 1951. 


This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné by Sylvie Buisson.

The canvas is unlined. There is a faint discolored border along all four edges. There is a network of craquelure and the paint layer is lifting in some places. There is some minor ware to the corners. The surface is slightly dirty and might benefit from a cleaning. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent. This work in overall good condition. For further details on recommended conservation, please contact peter.vergara@sothebys.com.


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J. David Baker, Tupelo (acquired from the artist in Paris circa 1950s)
A bequest from the above