The Milky Whiteness of a Foujita Nude

La Gazette Drouot
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When Foujita paints you have to look into the painting and be captivated by the extreme sophistication hidden under an appearance of economy of means. Great art. Leonardo Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968), Nude in the Studio, 1925, oil on canvas, titled on the back "model", 126 x 60 cm/49.6 x 23.6 in. © Fondation Foujita / Adagp, Paris, 2023Estimate: €500,000/800,000 At first glance, the young woman, so inconspicuous and yet so present, captures our gaze. We then see the little playful cat at the top left of the canvas, reflecting in its own way the painter's love for the feline world, and finally,

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