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Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (French/Japanese, 1886-1968) Two Plates from A Book of Cats: Chat endormie allongé (Aholiba)

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

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

Two Plates from A Book of Cats: Chat endormie allongé (Aholiba) and Untitled, 1929, edition of 500, published in 1930 by Covici-Friede, New York (Buisson, II.30.127). Signed and dated within the matrix. Collotypes on paper, image sizes approximately 7 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (19.5 x 26.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $700-900

Sheets measure 9 7/8 x 12 3/4 and are hinged to overmats at upper corners. Each work is stamped "MADE IN FRANCE" in the l.l. margin. First work: Toning, light-struck, small brown defect in margin edge at l.r., area of thinning c.r. Second work: Toning, light-struck, subtle creases l.r. and l.l., subtle oil/grease stains or similar in the margin l.l. and l.c. Each work framed with glass.


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Keywords

Covici-Friede, Japanese art, School of Paris, Tsuguharu Foujita, Visual arts

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