3 February 2010
THE PROPERTY OF A BELGIAN LADY
Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
Autoportrait à la pipe
signed and dated 'Foujita Sep. 1924' and signed again in Japanese (lower right)
pencil on two sheets of tracing paper laid down on paper by the artist
11 1/8 x 10 in. (28.2 x 25.4 cm.)
Executed in September 1924
Anonymous sale, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 24 October 1979, lot 642.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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S. & D. Buisson, La vie et l'oeuvre de Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 1987, no. 24.42 (illustrated p. 372).
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