Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968) Portrait de Kiki
Lot 24AR
Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968) Portrait de Kiki
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,750) inc. premium
Lot Details
Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
Portrait de Kiki
signed in Japanese, signed again and dated 'Foujita/1928' (centre left)
pencil on paper laid on 'wood' paper
23.5 x 22.3cm (9 1/4 x 8 3/4in).
Executed in 1928

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    Brook Street Gallery, London.
    Purchased from the above by the present owner in 1976.

    The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Madame Sylvie Buisson.

    This portrait is believed to be of Alice Ernestine Prin, the renowned model who was often known as Kiki de Montparnasse. A painter in her own right and a dancer in the music halls, she posed for dozens of artists and became a symbol of bohemian life in Paris.
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