8 February 2001
Tsugouharu Foujita (1886-1968)
Portrait de femme
signed and dated 'Foujita juin 1932 Buenos-Aires' and signed again in Japanese (lower left)
pencil, gouache, pastel and wash on paper laid down on card
365/8 x 245/8in. (91 x 62.6cm.)
Executed in June 1932 in Buenos Aires
Commissioned from the artist by Carola Carcano de' Martinez de Oz (Buenos Aires) in 1932, thence by descent to the previous owner.
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The present work will be included in the forthcoming supplement to the Foujita catalogue raisonné, currently being prepared by Sylvie Buisson.
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