• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 503

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

    Composition sur fond orange

    Price Realised  

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
    Composition sur fond orange
    signed and dated 'F.LEGER 54' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'composition sur fond orange F.LEGER 54' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    21 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (55 x 46 cm.)
    Painted in 1954


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    A certificate from Georges Bauquier dated 28 January 1992 is attached to the reverse.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    Max Bill, Zurich, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 30 April 1999, lot 160.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.