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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1271

    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)

    Jeune fille avec son chat sur la plage

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    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
    Jeune fille avec son chat sur la plage
    signed and dated 'Foujita 1950' (lower left) and inscribed 'Paris' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed again 'Foujita 1950 Paris' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    13 1/8 x 9 3/8 in. (33.2 x 23.8 cm.)
    Painted in Paris in 1950


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 5 February 2002, lot 222.
    Private collection, Paris (acquired at the above sale).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    S. and D. Buisson, La vie et l'oeuvre de Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 1987, vol. I, pp. 234 and 464, no. 50.37 (illustrated in color, p. 234; illustrated again, p. 464).


    Exhibited

    Dinard, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Foujita, Le maître japonais de Montparnasse, June-September 2004, p. 187, no. 118 (illustrated in color, p. 132).
    Valencia, Centro Cultural Banjaja and Museo Diocesà de Barcelona, Foujita, Entre Orient et Occident, July-October 2005, pp. 217 and 267, no. 69 (illustrated in color).
    Paris, Galerie Felix Vercel, 40e anniversaire de la disparition de Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, November 2007-January 2008, no. 6 (illustrated in color).


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