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January 23, 2020 6:00PMCalender

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (French/Japanese, 1886-1968) Chat assis de face

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3338B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 23, 2020 6:00PM


Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (French/Japanese, 1886-1968)

Chat assis de face, 1925, edition of 30 plus proofs. Signed, dated, and inscribed (in Japanese characters) "Foujita...1925" in pencil l.r., monogrammed within the matrix, numbered "22/30" in pencil l.l. Lithograph on paper, image size 9 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (24.4 x 31.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margins 2 1/4 inches or more, toning, light-staining, pale foxing, minor crimps to corners, pencil annotations to lower margin, hinges broken.

N.B. The composition is very closely related to a painting of the same year and titled Chat, although the markings on the cat are different (see Buisson, II.25.41).
Estimate $300-500

Sheet size 14 1/8 x 19 inches. Tack holes to corners, see condition photos for pencil annotations.

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