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    Sale 1901

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 453

    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)

    Une fleur et une figure

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    Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
    Une fleur et une figure
    signed and dated 'F. LEGER 50' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'F. LEGER 50 UNE fleur et une figure' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    19¾ x 22 5/8 in. (50.2 x 65.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1950


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
    Galleria del Milione, Milan.
    Cesare Tosi, Milan (by 1967).
    Acquired by the present owner, 1989.


    Literature

    G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint 1949-1951, Paris, 2003, vol. VIII, p. 82, no. 1364 (illustrated in color, p. 83).


    Exhibited

    Milan, Palazzo della Permanente, Colore nella Vita d'Oggi, Mostra d'Arte Moderna e Contemporaneo, February-March 1967.
    Turin, Galleria Civica, Mostra inaugurale Caolla Vori d'Arte Moderna nelle Collezione Private, date unknown.