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    Sale 1996

    Impressionist And Modern Works On Paper

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 150

    Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)

    Anges et sirènes

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
    Anges et sirènes
    signed 'T. Foujita' and signed again in Japanese (lower right); signed again and signed again in Japanese 'T. Foujita' (on the reverse)
    watercolor, gold leaf, pen and black ink on paper
    11¼ x 16 7/8 in. (28.6 x 42.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1918


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    Sylvie Buisson has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Niveau Gallery, New York (1953).
    Nakamura collection, New York (1965).
    Private collection, Los Angeles.
    Private collection, Chicago.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the complete provenance for this work:

    Niveau Gallery, New York (1953).
    Nakamura collection, New York (1965).
    Private collection, Los Angeles.
    Private collection, Chicago.


    Literature

    S. Buisson, T.L. Foujita Inédits, Paris, 2007, p. 385, no. C18.138.A (illustrated in color, pp. 88-89).