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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 434

    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)

    Esquisse pour La nature morte aux trois feulles

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
    Esquisse pour La nature morte aux trois feulles
    signed and dated 'F. LEGER 38' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'F. LEGER 1938 Esquisse pour la nature morte aux 3 feuilles.' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (46 x 54.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Henry Pihl, Bjórboholm.
    Nils Wernberg, Gothenburg.
    Anon. (acquired from the above by the family, 1970); sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1994, lot 243.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint 1938-1943, Paris, 1998, p. 79, no. 1021 (illustrated in color).