73-year-old Tsugoujl Foujite - well-known artist of the inter-war years - was filmed recently in his French studio.
LV Foujita in studio at work
CU Hand drawing
LV Seated at table looking at pictures
LV Seated at table
CU Foujita's hand holding Rosary
LV Pictures on wall in studio
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Background: 73-year-old Tsugoujl Foujite - well-known artist of the inter-war years - was filmed recently in his French studio. He recently became a convert from Buddhism to Roman Catholicism - his wife also being converted - and both were baptised in Reims Cathedral October 14 (see Prod. No. 6833B/59).
Foujita and his wife Kimiyo are of japanese origin. He is at present working on an illustration of the Apocalypse. After baptism he took the name of Leonard, - being a great admirer of Leonardo da Vinci, - and his wife the Christian name Marie.