23 March 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
Portrait de femme
etching printed in colours, 1927, with touches of hand colouring, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 88/100, heavy time staining, brown mark right border, unexamined out of the frame
P. 320 x 238 mm.
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