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Tsugoharu Foujita (Japanese/French, 1886-1968) Portrait of a Woman

Auction:
2387
Lot:
426
Sold for:
$5,000$5,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2387
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2007 4:00PM

Description:

Tsugoharu Foujita (Japanese/French, 1886-1968)

Portrait of a Woman
Signed and dated "...Foujita 1930" and with Japanese characters l.r.
Gouache and graphite en grisaille on paper, sight size 18 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (46.3 x 31.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $12,000-18,000

Out of the frame, paper is laid down onto board. There is heavy overall toning. There is mild scattered staining and/or foxing (predominately visible in the lower left quadrant). There is a horizontal cut or very deep crease to the paper, along the top of the composition (just above the head of the figure).

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