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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
72 x 61 cm
Print

$ 2,433

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
65 x 52 cm
Print

$ 1,946

Léonard Foujita, Propos d'un Intoxiqué, Print

Léonard Foujita

Propos d'un Intoxiqué, 1928
28.2 x 22.6 x 0.5 cm
Print

$ 596

Léonard Foujita, Field Work, Print

Léonard Foujita

Field Work, 1928
28.2 x 22.6 x 0.2 cm
Print

$ 511

Léonard Foujita, A Pleasant Lunch, Print

Léonard Foujita

A Pleasant Lunch, 1928
28.2 x 22.6 x 0.2 cm
Print

$ 487

Léonard Foujita, The Public Execution, Print

Léonard Foujita

The Public Execution, 1928
28.2 x 22.6 x 0.2 cm
Print

$ 596

Léonard Foujita, Café, Print

Léonard Foujita

Café, 2015
72.3 x 61 cm
Print

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Our recommendations Léonard Foujita, Rivière enchantée, Drawing

Léonard Foujita

Rivière enchantée, 1951
61 x 67 x 2 cm
Drawing

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Few works remaining by Léonard Foujita

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Des pieds et des mains

Galerie Béatrice BELLAT

Des pieds et des mains
From January 12, 2017 To February 25, 2017

Les grands Maîtres du dessin

Galerie STACKLR

Les grands Maîtres du dessin
From November 18, 2016 To December 31, 2016

Portraits en fête

Galerie Béatrice BELLAT

Portraits en fête
From September 29, 2016 To October 29, 2016

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