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    Sale 1901

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 481

    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)

    Nature morte à la bouteille

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
    Nature morte à la bouteille
    signed and dated 'F. LEGER 49' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'F. LEGER 49 NATURE MORTE A LA BOUTEILLE' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    19¾ x 25 5/8 in. (50.2 x 65.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1949


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
    Alfred Richet, Paris (acquired from the above, 1950); sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1994, lot 16.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint 1949-1951, Paris, 2003, vol. VIII, p. 38, no. 1335 (illustrated, p. 39).