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LOT 87

Lot 87

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
Lot 87 Details
Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968), Japanese/French

FIVE PLATES (FROM "A BOOK OF CATS"), 1930

Five collotypes on smooth paper, each signed in English and Japanese and dated 1929 in the plate. The sheets are glued to the mats, the margin of one, with printed letters: "Made in France" visible at the extreme edge of the sheet verso. Printed in an edition of 500. Published by Covici-Friede, New York.
Plates 7.8 ins x 10.2 ins; 19.7 cms x 26 cms; 12.1 ins x 9.3 ins; 30.8 cms x 23.5 cms

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $5,700
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
  • Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)
Provenance:

Private Collection, Aurora, ON

CONDITION DETAILS

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