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LÉONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA
(TSUGUHARU FOUJITA TSUGUHARU FUJITA, 1886-1968)
Madone (3 Figures)
signed 'L. Foujita' in French (lower middle); signed, numbered and dated 'Foujita VIII' in French; dated '62' (on the reverse); inscribed 'Collection Mme Kimiyo Foujita 33' in French (on the stretcher)
ink, oil and gold foil on canvas
61.2 x 38.8 cm. (24 x 15 1/4 in.)
Painted in 1962
Provenance
Previously in the collection of Kimiyo Foujita, wife of the artist
Literature
Asahi Shimbun sha, Hommage A Léonard Foujita, exh. cat., Kyoto, Japan, 1968 (illustrated in black and white, p. 133).
Editions Nichido, Léonard Foujita 1949-1968, Tokyo, Japan, 1978 (illustrated, no. 173).
Sylvie & Dominique Buisson (ed.), La vie et l'oeuvre de Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, ACR Edition Internationale, Paris, France, 1987 (illustrated, p. 309 & illustrated in black & white, plate 62.05, p. 541).
Kodansha, Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita Grand Fond Blanc, Tokyo, Japan, 2002 (illustrated, plate 141, p. 157).
Exhibited
Hommage A Léonard Foujita, (travelling exhibition), Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo Central Museum of Art, 7 September-20 October 1968 Kyoto, Japan, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 24 October-24 November 1968.
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Please note that the work was previously in the collection of Kimiyo Foujita, the wife of the artist.

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