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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 300

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

    Composition aux dix boules

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    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
    Composition aux dix boules
    signed and dated 'F.LEGER 34' (lower right); signed again, dated and inscribed 'Composition aux 10 boules F.LEGER.34' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    25¾ x 21¼ in. (65.3 x 53.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1934

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    The artist's studio (no. 41).
    Private collection, London, by whom acquired directly from the above in June 1953, and thence by descent to the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text



    G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, 1932-1937, Paris, 1996, no. 841 (illustrated p. 93).


    Eastbourne, The Towner Art Gallery, The Margulies Collection, 1960 - 1961, no. 49; this exhibition later travelled to Southampton, Southampton Art Gallery, Cardiff, The National Museum of Wales, Aberdeen, The Art Gallery, Kelvingrove, Glasgow, The Art Gallery & Museum, Kingston upon Hull, Ferens Art Gallery, Birmingham, City Museum & Art Gallery and Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery.