UNDER THE AEGIS OF THE APPRENTIS D’AUTEUIL FOUNDATION
The Foujita Foundation
Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886 – 1968) always showed great tenderness and kindness towards children, whom he often depicted in his works without ever experiencing the joy of being a father. This is why his wife Kimiyo, faithful to the artist’s spirit and the affection he had for them, bequeathed the moral and patrimonial rights to all his work to the Fondation on his death in 2009. Apprentis d’Auteuila non-profit organization that has been helping the most vulnerable young people and families for over 150 years.
To keep this legacy alive and pay tribute to them, the Foujita Foundation was created in 2011, under the aegis of the Fondation Apprentis d’Auteuil.
The Foujita Foundation embodies the artist’s spirit and generosity.