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    Sale 7570

    Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    2 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 161 A

    Fernand Léger

    La Racine noire (S. 22)

    Price Realised  

    Fernand Léger
    La Racine noire (S. 22)
    lithograph in colours, 1948, on Arches, signed in pencil, inscribed Epreuve d'artiste, aside from the edition of 75, published by Galerie L. Leiris, the full sheet, with deckle edges at left and right, the colours fresh, some very pale mount staining, remains of tape at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition; with Nature Morte au Fruits (S. 18) by the same hand, signed and inscribed Epreuve d'artiste in pencil
    L. 375 x 470 mm., S. 504 x 655 mm. (2)


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