Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
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Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

Composition sur fond vert (Composition à la feuille)

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Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
Composition sur fond vert (Composition à la feuille)
signed and dated 'F. Léger.31' (lower right); signed twice and titled 'Composition a la feuille F.Leger.31' (on the reverse); signed with the initials 'F.L' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
36 3/8 x 28¾ in. (92.5 x 73.2 cm.)
Painted in 1931
Provenance
Galerie Louis Carré, Paris (no. 9.283).
Galerie Maeght, Paris.
Private collection, Paris.
Acquired by the father of the present owner and thence by descent.
Literature
'Fernand Léger au Kunsthaus de Zurich', in Cahiers d'Art, Paris, 1933, no. 3-4 (illustrated).
H. von Waldegg, 'Fernand Léger: Die Badende (1931), Ein Schlüsselbild', in Panthéon, Munich, 1990, vol. XLVIII (illustrated p. 176, no. 11).
G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné, 1929-1931, vol. IV, Paris, 1995, no. 784 (illustrated p. 301).
Exhibited
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Fernand Léger, May - June 1938, no. 51.
Paris, Galerie Louise Leiris, Fernand Léger, études et tableaux, May - June 1990, no. 28 (illustrated p. 41).
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