2 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 16,100
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
Fernand Léger (1880-1955)
Le Vase (Saphire 12)
lithograph in colours, 1927, on Arches, signed in pencil, inscribed Epreuve d'artiste, an artist's proof aside from the edition of 100, published by Galerie Simon, Paris, the full sheet, the colours slightly attenuated, with some light-staining, pale foxing, a band of mount staining in the margins, tape remains at the sheet edges
L. 534 x 433 mm., S. 753 x 564 mm.
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