"Expo 60 - Musée Galliéra" Orignial Lithograph by Tsuguharu Leonard Foujita, 1960
An original lithograph exhibition poster by Japanese born French artist Tsuguharu Leonard Foujita (1886-1968) titled "Expo 60 - Musée Galliéra (avant la lettre)", 1960. Signed in the plate by Foujita lower right. A proof before letters. Printed by Mourlot, Paris, France. Sheet size: 30.75" x 22". Excellent condition.
Léonard Tsugouharu Foujita (November 27, 1886 – January 29, 1968) was a French painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings. He has been called "the most important Japanese artist working in the West during the 20th century". His Book of Cats, published in New York by Covici Friede, 1930, with 20 etched plate drawings by Foujita is one of the top 500 (in price) rare books ever sold, and is ranked by rare book dealers as "the most popular and desirable book on cats ever published".
UNFRAMED: HEIGHT: 30¾ in | WIDTH: 22 in
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