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January 23, 2020 6:00PMCalender

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (French/Japanese, 1886-1968) Five Plates from Book of Cats

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


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

Five Plates from Book of Cats, 1929, edition of 500, published in 1930 by Covici-Friede, New York (Buisson, II.30.127). Each inscribed "Foujita" in pencil l.r., signed and dated within the matrix, and stamped "MADE IN FRANCE." Collotypes on paper, sheet sizes 10 x 12 3/4 in. (32.4 x 25.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Two are vertical, minor even toning, several with fox marks or small stains.

N.B. Sold to benefit Blessed Sacrament Church, Rochester, New York.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Mat size 15 x 12 1/2 inches. Uneven toning to upper margin on all, few with slight creasing to upper corners.

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Covici-Friede, France, Rochester