• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 523

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

    Composition à la feuille

    Price Realised  

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    This lot was withdrawn.

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
    Composition à la feuille
    signed and dated 'F.LEGER 31' (lower right); signed with the initials and inscribed 'COMPOSITION À LA FEUILLE F.L.' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    19 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (50.5 x 65 cm.)
    Painted in 1931


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    Provenance

    Lucien Lefèbvre-Foinet, Paris.
    Galerie Maeght, Paris.
    Galerie de France, Paris.
    James Goodman Gallery, New York, by 1980.
    Edward Totah Gallery, London, by 1983.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1985, lot 232.
    Galerie Fisher, Lucerne, by 1988.


    Literature

    G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné 1929-1931, Paris, 1995, no. 788 (illustrated p. 307).


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Fernand Léger 1881-1955, October 1980 - January 1981, no. 69 (illustrated p. 318).
    Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Fernand Léger 1881-1981, 1981, no. 26 (illustrated).
    Biot, Musée national Fernand Léger, Hommage à Fernand Léger (1881-1955), exposition du Centenaire, 1981, no. 63 (illustrated).
    London, Edward Totah Gallery, Fernand Léger: Paintings, gouaches, drawings and prints, 1983, no. 9 (illustrated).
    Lucerne, Galerie Fisher, Ausgewählte Objecte: Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Tapisserien, 1988, no. 45 (illustrated).
    Salzburg, Galerie Salis, Fernand Léger 1881-1955, 1990, no. 10 (illustrated).