• Art Impressionniste et Moderne auction at Christies

    Sale 5583

    Art Impressionniste et Moderne

    1 December 2009, Paris

  • Lot 158

    LEONARD-TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (1886-1968)

    Nu allongé (Madeleine)

    Price Realised  

    LEONARD-TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (1886-1968)
    Nu allongé (Madeleine)
    signé, signé à nouveau en japonais et daté 'Foujita 1933' (en bas à droite)
    aquarelle, encre de Chine et lavis d'encre sur papier
    50 x 60.4 cm. (19 5/8 x 23¾ in.)
    Exécuté en 1933


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    Un certificat d'authenticité de Madame Sylvie Buisson sera remis à l'acquéreur.

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    Provenance

    Robert Dreyfus, Mexico.
    Vente, Sotheby's, Londres, 20 juin 2006, lot 253.
    Acquis au cours de cette vente par le propriétaire actuel.


    Pre-Lot Text

    IMPORTANTE COLLECTION PRIVEE EUROPEENNE


    Literature

    S. Buisson, Foujita: inédits, Paris, 2007, vol. III, p. 392, no. C33.074.A (illustré en couleur, p. 207).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Felix Vercel, 40e anniversaire de la disparition de Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, novembre 2007-janvier 2008, no. 18 (illustré en couleur).


    Post Lot Text

    'RECLINING NUDE (MADELEINE)'; SIGNED, SIGNED AGAIN IN JAPANESE AND DATED LOWER RIGHT; WATERCOLOUR, INDIA INK AND INK WASH ON PAPER.