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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1105

    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)

    Le Baiser

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    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
    Le Baiser
    signed 'Foujita' and signed again in Japanese (lower left)
    brush and gray wash, blue wax crayon and charcoal on toned paper laid down on canvas
    39 1/8 x 27 ¼ in. (99.5 x 69.1 cm.)
    Executed in 1928


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 3 December 1980, lot 175.
    Galerie Marumo, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1990.


    Literature

    S. Buisson, Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 2001, vol. 2, p. 261, no. 28.120 (illustrated).