FERNAND LÉGER (1881-1955)
FERNAND LÉGER (1881-1955)
FERNAND LÉGER (1881-1955)
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Always in Style: Property from the Collection of Herbert Kasper
FERNAND LÉGER (1881-1955)

La femme à la toilette

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FERNAND LÉGER (1881-1955)
La femme à la toilette
signed and dated 'FLEGER 25' (lower right); signed and dated again, titled and inscribed 'La Femme a la toilette Définitif F. LEGER 25' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
36 ¼ x 28 ¾ in. (92.1 x 73 cm.)
Painted in 1925
Provenance
Galerie de l'Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris (acquired from the artist, 27 March 1925, until at least 1928).
Daniel Varenne, Paris.
Private collection, United States.
Barbara Divver Fine Art, New York (acquired from the above, 1982).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1982.
Literature
Bulletin de l'Effort Moderne, April 1925, no. 14 (illustrated).
J. Heusinger von Waldegg, Fernand Léger: Bildrhythmus und Raumstruktur. Zur Wirkungsästhetik, Cologne, 1991, p. 277, no. 12 (illustrated).
G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint 1925-1928, Paris, 1993, p. 64, no. 428 (illustrated in color, p. 65).
C. Derouet, Correspondances Fernand Léger–Léonce Rosenberg 1917-1937, Paris, 1996, pp. 170-171, letters 253-254 and p. 278, no. 8476.
M. Owens, "An Acquiring Mind: South Arabian Sculptures, Old Master Drawings, and Cutting-Edge Photograpy Make Fashion Designer Kasper's Apartment a Work of Art" in Architectural Digest, April 2011, p. 106 (illustrated in color in situ in Mr. Kasper's home, p. 107).
Exhibited
The Arts Club of Chicago, Exhibition of Modern Paintings by Eleven European Artists, November-December 1928, p. 6.
Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Fernand Léger, October 1982, p. 57, no. 19 (illustrated in color).

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