• Art Impressionniste et Moderne auction at Christies

    Sale 5583

    Art Impressionniste et Moderne

    1 December 2009, Paris

  • Lot 169

    LEONARD-TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (1886-1968)

    Portrait de Madeleine

    Price Realised  

    LEONARD-TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (1886-1968)
    Portrait de Madeleine
    signé, signé à nouveau en japonais et daté 'Foujita 1932' (en bas à gauche)
    aquarelle, gouache et encre de Chine sur papier
    48 x 37 cm. (18 7/8 x 14 5/8 in.)
    Exécuté en 1932


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    Provenance

    Collection Dietrich.
    Collection particulière, Paris.
    Collection particulière, Paris (acquis auprès de celle-ci, 1992).
    Acquis auprès de celle-ci par le propriétaire actuel.


    Pre-Lot Text

    IMPORTANTE COLLECTION PRIVEE EUROPEENNE


    Literature

    S. Buisson, Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita: sa vie, son oeuvre, Paris, 2001, vol. II, p. 328, no. 32.130 (illustré).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie John Sayegh, Foujita, novembre-décembre 1989 (illustré en couleur).
    Paris, Galerie Felix Vercel, 40e anniversaire de la disparition de Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, novembre 2007-janvier 2008, no. 17 (illustré en couleur).


    Post Lot Text

    'PORTRAIT OF MADELEINE'; SIGNED, SIGNED AGAIN IN JAPANESE AND DATED LOWER LEFT; WATERCOLOUR, GOUACHE AND INDIA INK ON PAPER.