• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 521

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

    Nature morte aux deux fruits

    Price Realised  

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
    Nature morte aux deux fruits
    signed and dated 'F.LEGER.38' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'NATURE-MORTE aux 2 fruits F.LEGER 38' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    21 3/8 x 25¾ in. (54.2 x 65.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1938


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    Provenance

    André Lejard and thence by descent.
    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 13 December 1991, lot 82.


    Literature

    G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné 1938-1943, Paris, 1998, no. 1018 (illustrated p. 75; titled 'Nature morte aux six fruits').