• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 506

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

    Paysage

    Price Realised  

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
    Paysage
    signed and dated '1937 F.LEGER.' (lower right)
    oil on board
    14 1/8 x 17¾ in. (35.8 x 45 cm.)
    Painted in 1937


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Georges V, Paris, 22 June 1988, lot 126bis.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 25 June 1990, lot 52.
    Acquired at the above sale; sale, Christie's, London, 25 June 2008, lot 526.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    F. Léger, Fonctions de la peinture, Paris, 1965 (illustrated).
    G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné, 1932-1937, Paris, 1996, no. 942 (illustrated p. 245).