• Impressionist & Modern Day Sal auction at Christies

    Sale 2790

    Impressionist & Modern Day Sale

    6 November 2013, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 447

    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)

    Paysage de Paris, Ile St-Louis

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
    Paysage de Paris, Ile St-Louis
    signed 'Foujita' (lower right); signed again, dated and inscribed 'Foujita V. 59 île de St. Louis Paris' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    21¾ x 18 1/8 in. (55 x 46 cm.)
    Painted in 1959


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    Provenance

    Galerie Georges-Charles Recio, Paris.
    Galerie Pétridès, Paris.
    Dario Zendralli, Lugano (by 1993).
    Galerie Taménaga, Tokyo.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1998.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE CORPORATION


    Literature

    S. Buisson, Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 2001, vol. 2, p. 480, no. 59.90 (illustrated).