10 February 2011
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, called Le Corbusier (1887-1965)
signed, dated and inscribed 'Le Piquey 1930 Paris 1940 Le Corbusier' (lower right)
watercolour, brush and ink, grattage and collage on paper
25 1/8 x 19¼ in. (64 x 49 cm.)
Executed in Paris in 1940
Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris (no. 3384).
(probably) Heidi Weber, Zurich.
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Eric Mouchet has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
According to Eric Mouchet, this watercolour was executed in Paris in 1940 from an idea conceived in Le Piquey in 1930.
This work is recorded in the archives of the Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris.
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