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Léonard Foujita

Japan Born in: 1886 Famous artist

The Lewis Caroll of painting. This is how Jean Cocteau used to call Master Léonard Foujita Tsuguharu, referring to the naive side of some of his works. He is one of the most famous artists of the Roaring Twenties (1920-1929), both in style and by his sense of fun and his friendships with leading artists of the time, such as Picasso, Derain, Apollinaire, Modigliani, Soutine, Van Dongen, Chagall, Pascin, Zadkine and in general with all the artists who were part of the School of Paris at its beginnings.

He was a master of the brush stroke: influenced by Michelangelo, Poussin and Rodin, Tsuguharu Fujita is successful with his personal style, his shiny white backs that catch the light and the subtle contours in black ink of his subjects. Steeped in European modernity, he will retain a sober and Eastern accuracy, combining "the rigor of Japanese relating to freedom of Matisse," as he said himself. After his baptism, he will prénommer Leonardo, as a reference to Leonardo da Vinci.

Painter and printmaker, Leonard Foujita was also a draftsman, illustrator, sculptor, ceramist, photographer, filmmaker, designer fashion, designer ...

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Léonard Foujita, Anniversaire / Anniversary, Print

Léonard Foujita

Anniversaire / Anniversary, 2015
28.3 x 24 inch
Print

$2,259

Léonard Foujita, Field Work, Print

Léonard Foujita

Field Work, 1928
11.1 x 8.9 x 0.1 inch
Print

$474

Léonard Foujita, A Pleasant Lunch, Print

Léonard Foujita

A Pleasant Lunch, 1928
11.1 x 8.9 x 0.1 inch
Print

$452

Léonard Foujita, The Public Execution, Print

Léonard Foujita

The Public Execution, 1928
11.1 x 8.9 x 0.1 inch
Print

$553

Léonard Foujita, La Jeune Fille Aux Chats / The Young Girl With Cats, Print

Léonard Foujita

La Jeune Fille Aux Chats / The Young Girl With Cats, 2015
25.6 x 20.5 inch
Print

$1,807

Léonard Foujita, Café, Print

Léonard Foujita

Café, 2015
28.5 x 24 inch
Print

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Our recommendations Léonard Foujita, Rivière enchantée, Drawing

Léonard Foujita

Rivière enchantée, 1951
24 x 26.4 x 0.8 inch
Drawing

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Our recommendations Léonard Foujita, Portrait de japonaise de profil, Drawing

Léonard Foujita

Portrait de japonaise de profil, 1930
15.7 x 11 x 2 inch
Drawing

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Few works remaining by Léonard Foujita

These are the last remaining works by Léonard Foujita.
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Feet and Hands

Galerie Béatrice BELLAT

Feet and Hands
From January, 12 To February, 25 2017

The great drawing masters

Galerie STACKLR

The great drawing masters
From November, 18 To December, 31 2016

Portraits celebrating

Galerie Béatrice BELLAT

Portraits celebrating
From September, 29 To October, 29 2016

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