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Lot No. 151

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Tsuguharu Foujita

Japanese/French (1886-1968)
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    (Portrait)

    pen and ink on paper, c. 1960, signed "TFoujita" lower right, ,

  • Condition: In generally fine condition, not examined out of the frame. The paper with mild yellowing.
  • Sheet: 11 1/2 by 9 1/2 in. (36 x 24 cm.)
  • Provenance: Descended through marriage from the sitter.
  • Framing: Framed, but unexamined out of the frame.
  • Note: The sitter was the wife of a Japanese-American active in the art world. The couple moved to Paris and were active in the artistic circles that included Foujita. At some point the wife was sketched by the artist. The work then remained in the family to this point.
Estimates*
US $
Euro
UK pound
Swiss Fr
100-100000
85-85000
73-73000
92-92000

* Estimates do not include 28% buyer's premium (see Terms and Conditions). NR means no reserve (minimum bid $50 unless otherwise posted). Estimates in other currencies based on conversion rates of Euro: 0.85 , British Pound 0.73, Swiss Fr 0.92. All conversion values are approximate with the final cost determined in dollars.
workcode: hf-1887j-01