• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 311

    Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)

    Autoportrait à la pipe

    Price Realised  

    Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
    Autoportrait à la pipe
    signed and dated 'Foujita Sep. 1924' and signed again in Japanese (lower right)
    pencil on two sheets of tracing paper laid down on paper by the artist
    11 1/8 x 10 in. (28.2 x 25.4 cm.)
    Executed in September 1924


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 24 October 1979, lot 642.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A BELGIAN LADY


    Literature

    S. & D. Buisson, La vie et l'oeuvre de Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 1987, no. 24.42 (illustrated p. 372).