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Japan / France

Works by Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita

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Le Reve by Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita

Le Rêve by Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (Japan/France, 1886-1968). An intricate lithograph print of a nude woman laying in rest with multiple animals looking on. The print is highly intricate with extreme details on the bed canopy, as well as the animal expressions. Printed circa 1947 on Arches paper. Limited edition numbered 128 of 150. Signed and numbed by the artist in pencil. References: Helen Merritt, Modern Japanese Prints: The Early Years, 1990, pp. 102-103; Sylvie & Dominique Buisson, Leonard Tsughuharu Foujita- Vie et l'oeuvre de Leonard-Stuguharu Foujita, Vol. II, 2001, no. 47.19.

Size:  22" h x 30" w (55.9 x 76.2 cm) (sheet)
Condition: Unframed. Sheet is loose. Moderate light and time staining to the extreme edges and the verso. Mild edgewear. Scattered mild handling creases.