9 February 2006,
Price realised GBP 14,400
GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000
Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
signed and inscribed 'Foujita, l'hommage de l'artiste de la Rivière Enchantée, Foujita, à Monsieur Carlo de Poortere' (lower centre)
pen and ink and wash on Japon nacré paper
12¼ x 9 7/8 in. (30.7 x 25 cm.)
Executed in 1951
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This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue of the works by Tsuguharu Foujita being prepared by Sylvie Buisson.
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Carlo de Poortere, Antwerp, a gift from the artist.
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