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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 448

    Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)

    Nu couché

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
    Nu couché
    signed and dated 'Foujita 1923' and signed again in Japanese (center left)
    oil and pen and ink on canvas
    15 x 21¾ in. (38.1 x 55.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1923


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    Provenance

    Galerie Paul Pétridès, Paris.
    Acquired by the present owner, 1986.


    Literature

    S. and D. Buisson, La vie et l'oeuvre de Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 1987, p. 367, no. 23.14 (illustrated; with incorrect dimensions).