7 November 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 325,000
Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 400,000
Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
Etude pour La grande parade
signed, dated, inscribed and dedicated 'F. Léger 24 Août 48 Vive la Sainte Jeanne! Affecteusement ton père normand' (lower right)
gouache, watercolor and brush and India ink over pencil on paper squared for transfer laid down on board
12 5/8 x 19¾ in. (32 x 50.2 cm.)
Executed on 24 August 1948
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Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 May 1990, lot 198.
J. Cassou and J. Leymarie, Fernand Léger, Drawings and Gouaches, Greenwich, 1973, p. 199, no. 299 (illustrated).
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