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Nina Hamnett taking a bath by Tsuguhara Foujita

Nina Hamnett taking a bath
By Tsuguhara Foujita

Woodcut on japan
Sheet: 17.5 x 13 cm
Signed and dated in pencil


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A rare print from Foujita’s early years in Paris during which time he was influenced by Cubism.

Nina Hamnett, Welsh by birth, was a flamboyant member of the bohemian Montparnasse set where she modeled for many artists including Modigliani. Later she moved to London to become an artist in her own right and was a prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group specializing in the decorative arts.

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