23 June 2016
Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
stamped with the initials 'F.L.' (lower right)
brush and India ink on paper
25 1/2 x 19 in. (64.9 x 48.3 cm.)
Executed circa 1948-1952
Galerie de l’Elysée (Alex Maguy), Paris (no. 1687).
Private collection, Europe, by 1979, and thence by descent to the present owners.
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J. Cassou & J. Leymarie, Fernand Léger, Drawings and Gouaches, London, 1973, no. 258, p. 175 (illustrated).
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