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FOUJITA, Leonard Tsuguharu, (1886-1986): "Jeune Fille a Roses", portrait of a young girl, watercolor and pen and ink over pencil on paper, signed lower center, Wally Findlay tag and label verso, remnants of older label, sight size 13.75" x 8.75". , framed 22.75" x 17.75". Provenance: From a private Florida collection, sold with copy of the original receipt and guarantee from Wally Findlay Galleries dated 1967. Also a copy of a 2017 Christie's appraisal for $80,000. This painting has been in the same family for over 50 years through four generations. Originally purchased in the 1960Â’s by Martin Weiner, New York textile and real estate mogul, an original investor in the Empire State Building. Passed by descent in 1969 to daughter Iris, then passed to husband Dr. Sanfurd G. Bluestein also in 1969, then passed to current owner in 2014.

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Leonard Foujita Young Girl with Roses Watercolor

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000Jan 05, 2020
Starting Price $20,000
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