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    Sale 7703

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 105

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

    Deauville

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
    Deauville
    signed with the initials, dated and inscribed 'DEAUV.AOûT 50 F.L' (lower right)
    gouache, watercolour, pen and ink over pencil on paper
    11 3/8 x 15 in. (29 x 38 cm.)
    Executed in August 1950 in Deauville


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    Provenance

    Galerie Europe, Paris (no. 198; photo no. 38838).
    Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm, by March 1961.
    Galerie Bonnier, Lausanne, from May 1961.
    Acquired at the above in 1961 and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Stockholm, Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Fernand Léger, March 1961, no. 21.
    Lausanne, Galerie Bonnier, Fernand Léger, May - June 1961, no. 18.
    (probably) Geneva, Musée de l'Athénée, Leger, July - October 1979.