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

Tête de planète

Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
Tête de planète
signed with the initials, dated and titled 'tête de planète F.L. 31' (lower right)
coloured pencil and pencil on buff paper
19 x 24 7/8 in. (48.2 x 63 cm.)
Executed in 1931
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 15449).
Acquired from the above by the present owner before 1989.
Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Fernand Léger, Oeuvres sur papier, April - June 1989, no. 75.
Milan, Palazzo Reale, Fernand Léger, November 1989 - February 1990, no. 108.
Villeneuve d'Ascq, Musée d'Art Moderne, Fernand Léger, March - June 1990, no. 116.
Paris, Galerie Berggruen & Cie, Fernand Léger, gouaches, aquarelles et dessins, October - November 1996, no. 29 (illustrated).
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Lot Essay

The subject of this drawing is related to Léger's comet studies and paintings done in 1930-1931.

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