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Léonard Foujita

If I paint differently from other artists, it’s because I am Japonese and shortsighted.

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Tsuguharu Fujita, Leonard Foujita, was born in 1886 in Tokyo, Japan. He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Tokyo from 1905-1908 and arrives in Europe in 1913. He will move to Paris two years later. He had his surname Frenchified. Foujita paints street scenes of Paris and the suburbs. He exhibits in various Parisian galleries (Salon d’automne, Salon des Independants). Little by little the . . .

6 work(s) available

La cartomancienne
Seated nude
Portrait of René...
Lucien Fabre's...
Nu, Youki aux...

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
« La vie et l’oeuvre de Léonard-Tsuguharu Foujita », S & D. Buisson, Ed. de l’Amateur, Paris, 1987 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « F. », G. Bauër & R. Rey, in « Cahiers de la peinture », n° 2 Ed. A. Weber 1958
  • « L. F., oeuvres de 1949 à 1968 », B. Dorival, Ed Michido, Tokyo, 1978
  • « Foujita », J. Selz, Flammarion, 1980
  • « Foujita Tsugouharu et l’Ecole de Paris », Edition Nobel, Tokyo
To read from the artist :
  • « Légendes Japonaises », Editions de l’Abeille d’Or, 1923
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