7 May 2008
Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
Esquisse pour La nature morte aux trois feulles
signed and dated 'F. LEGER 38' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'F. LEGER 1938 Esquisse pour la nature morte aux 3 feuilles.' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (46 x 54.5 cm.)
Henry Pihl, Bjórboholm.
Nils Wernberg, Gothenburg.
Anon. (acquired from the above by the family, 1970); sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1994, lot 243.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint 1938-1943, Paris, 1998, p. 79, no. 1021 (illustrated in color).
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