3 February 2010
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
signed and dated '1937 F.LEGER.' (lower right)
oil on board
14 1/8 x 17¾ in. (35.8 x 45 cm.)
Painted in 1937
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Georges V, Paris, 22 June 1988, lot 126bis.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 25 June 1990, lot 52.
Acquired at the above sale; sale, Christie's, London, 25 June 2008, lot 526.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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F. Léger, Fonctions de la peinture, Paris, 1965 (illustrated).
G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné, 1932-1937, Paris, 1996, no. 942 (illustrated p. 245).
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