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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 212

    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)

    Etude pour La grande parade

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 May 1990, lot 198.


    Literature

    J. Cassou and J. Leymarie, Fernand Léger, Drawings and Gouaches, Greenwich, 1973, p. 199, no. 299 (illustrated).