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Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita

Les Jumelles

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Property from a Private British Collection

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita

Les Jumelles

Les Jumelles

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,080

GBP

Property from a Private British Collection

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita

1886 - 1968

Les Jumelles


signed Foujita (lower right)

pencil on paper

30.2 by 25.6cm., 11⅞ by 10⅛in.

Framed: 56 by 48cm., 22 by 18⅞in.

Drawn circa 1955.


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

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and hinged to the mount at the upper two corners. The sheet is slightly time-stained and there is faint mount staining to the extreme edges, not visible when framed. The left and lower edges are slightly uneven. There are some creases in places and a few tiny spots of foxing. This work is in overall good condition.


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Kimiyo Foujita (the artist's wife), Paris (sold: Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Paris, 28th October 2013, lot 125)
Private Collection (purchased at the above sale. Sold: Sotheby's, London, 22nd June 2016, lot 400)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner