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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1270

    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)

    Chatte et chaton

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
    Chatte et chaton
    signed and dated 'Foujita 1932' and signed again in Japanese (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (46.9 x 55 cm.)
    Painted in 1932


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Buenos Aires.
    Private collection (1989); sale, Christie's, New York, 2 November 2005, lot 450.
    Private collection, Paris (acquired at the above sale).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 2007.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    S. Buisson, Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 2001, vol. 2, p. 322, no. 32.97 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Felix Vercel, 40e anniversaire de la disparition de Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, November 2007-January 2008, no. 11 (illustrated in color).


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