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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 . . .

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    Original etching de  : Self-portrait with cat
    Self-portrait with...
    1926 Original etching, unsigned, posterior proof of Chalcographie du Louvre Edition (Paris). Drystamp under the composition. Without
    single work Original drawing in ink de  : Sleepy cat
    Sleepy cat
    Circa 1930 Drawing in ink with brush and lavis, signed by the artist « Foujita » and in Japanese. Without
    single work Signed single work de  : Butterfly
    1959 Drawing in pen ball representing a butterfly, signed and dated "Le Printemps 59" (The Spring 59) on a page dedicated to the artist in an entitled... Without
    Original signed lithograph de  : Deux enfants à la baguette et au pot au lait
    Deux enfants à la...
    Circa 1960 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
    Signed lithograph de  : Enfant d'artiste
    Enfant d'artiste
    1961 Lithograph in black, after a painting of 1950, signed in ballpoint pen by the artist. Pierre de Tartas Publisher. Without
    Original signed lithograph de  : Study of nude
    Study of nude
    1928 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist on the bottom right. Without
    Original signed lithograph de  : Self-portrait in the studio
    Self-portrait in...
    1951 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist, frontispiece of the book "La rivière enchantée". Ed. Klein. Without
    Original signed lithograph de  : Young lady with cat
    Young lady with cat
    1959 Original lithograph in 7 colors, signed in pencil by the artist. Pierre Cailler Ed., Geneva. Without
    Original signed lithograph de  : Woman and child
    Woman and child
    1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Galerie Pétrides Ed., Paris. Without
    single work Original signed drawing de  : Profile II
    Profile II
    1952 Drawing in ink, signed "Foujita Paris" in bottom on the right. Preparatory drawing for a reproduced oil p. 243 in volume I of the Catalogue Raisonné. Without
    single work Original signed drawing de  : Portrait of woman
    Portrait of woman
    1929 Drawing in pencil and white, signed and dated in bottom on the right. Without
    Lithograph signed de  : In the kitchen
    In the kitchen
    1952 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, published by "le Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris". Without
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    Original signed woodcut de  : Cathedral
    1963 Original woodcut, signed in pencil, from the book "La Mérangère", Pierre de Tartas Publisher, Bièvre. Without
    Lithograph after de  : Eve
    Circa 1960 Lithograph after Foujita, signed in the stone. Certainly printed in the Atelier Mourlot. Without
    Book de  : La troisième jeunesse de Madame Prune
    La troisième...
    1926 Illustrated book. Text by Pierre Loti, illustrated with 17 original etchings (including 11 hors-texte), each in 3 states + a suite which contain 2... Without
    Original signed lithograph de  : Women
    Circa 1950 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Stamp of Ed. Tartas, Paris Without
    Original signed drawing de  : Profile
    1941 Original drawing in ink, signed and dated by the artist. Without
    Etching de  : Self-portrait the cat...
    Self-portrait the...
    1927 Self-portrait the cat on the shoulder. Original etching, signed in pencil. Without

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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