7 May 2008
Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
Portrait de la Marquise de Andia
signed, inscribed and dated 'Foujita Rio de Janeiro 1932' and signed again in Japanese (lower left)
watercolor, pen and black ink and brush and gray wash on paper laid down on board
16½ x 12½ in. (41.9 x 31.8 cm.)
Executed in 1932
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 29 November 1995, lot 204.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
S. Buisson, Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, Paris, 2001, p. 329, no. 32.139 (illustrated).
Meet Scott Stulen, the director of the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, who is determined to bring its art to a younger audience
We talk to co-curator Keith Hartley about the largest UK show of the controversial German Expressionist in more than two decades
Works by Miró, Klee, Degas, Cézanne and more, offered in the Impressionist & Modern Works on Paper sale on 21 June at Christie’s in London
Artists, patrons and critics have argued for centuries over the right way to frame a painting. Ultimately, it’s a matter of personal taste, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
Ahead of our Paris sale on 10 September, Meredith Etherington-Smith salutes three generations of collectors from one family
What a newcomer needs to know about the highly collectable, grain-based liquor served at all Chinese state banquets