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    Sale 2166

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 144

    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)

    Deux femmes drapées

    Price Realised  

    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
    Deux femmes drapées
    signed with initials, dated and dedicated 'F.L. 29 a Rose Remember! New York nov. 31 FLeger' (lower right)
    gouache and pencil on paper
    9 x 12 3/8 in. (20.9 x 31.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1929


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    This work derives from a series of studies for the 1928 painting Deux danseuses (Bauquier, no. 563): see J. Cassou and J. Leymarie, Fernand Léger, Drawings and Gouaches, New York, 1973, pp. 110- 111.

    Provenance

    Perls Galleries, New York.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 November 1988, lot 195.
    Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION