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Tsugouharu Foujita (1886-1968), Painter and graphic artist

Sitter in 5 portraits
The Japanese artist Foujita moved to Montparnasse in Paris in 1913. There he frequented the artists' cafés, became friends with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse and was acquainted with Amedeo Modigliani, Chaim Soutine, and Fernand Léger. Man Ray's model Kiki was a frequent visitor to his first studio and posed for the painter. Foujita returned to Paris after spending the war years in Japan.

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Tsugouharu Foujita

by Ida Kar
quarter-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x133281

Ax134303

Tsugouharu Foujita

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134303

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Tsugouharu Foujita

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134304

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Tsugouharu Foujita

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134305

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Tsugouharu Foujita

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134306