LEONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (1886-1968) Les trois danseuses (Executed circa 1918)

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Lot 28AR
LEONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA
(1886-1968)
Les trois danseuses
Sold for £ 58,750 (US$ 76,419) inc. premium

Lot Details
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. WALID JUFFALI
LEONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (1886-1968)
Les trois danseuses
signed 'T. Foujita' and signed again in Japanese (lower left)
gouache, pastel, watercolour, gold leaf, pen and India ink and pencil on paper laid on board
37 x 46cm (14 9/16 x 18 1/8in).
Executed circa 1918

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    Provenance
    Private collection (acquired in Paris in the 1920s); their sale, Christie's, London, 20 May 1998, lot 15.
    Anon. sale, Tajan, Paris, 4 August 1998, lot 28.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, Paris, 1 December 2006, lot 336.
    Acquired at the above sale; their sale, Christie's, London, 5 February 2009, lot 113.
    Private collection, Europe (acquired at the above sale); their sale, Christie's, London, 21 June 2012, lot 227.
    Dr. Walid Juffali Collection, London (acquired at the above sale).

    Literature
    S. & D. Buisson, Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita, Vol. I, Paris, 2001, no. 18.46 (illustrated p. 354; incorrect measurements given as 34 x 35cm).
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