Gouache and watercolor on Japon ancienne, 1949. 495x356 mm; 16 1/2x14 inches. Initialed and dated in gouache, lower right recto.
A preliminary design for the same-titled lithograph with color pochoir from Les Illuminations (Saphire 24; see lot 317). Signed and annotated by the publisher Louis Grosclaude, Lausanne, in pencil and with the black ink stamp, verso.