London, South Kensington
1 July 2009
Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
Tête de Femme (Saphire 131)
lithograph in colours, 1953, on Arches, numbered 160/250 in pencil (Saphire does not record the edition size), published by Société des Amateurs d'Art, Paris, the full sheet, a deckle edge above and below, soft creases at lower and upper right corners, very minor handling creases, otherwise in good condition
L. 500 x 345 mm., S. 655 x 503 mm.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
From woodcuts to lithographs and originals vs editions. Illustrated with works offered at Christie’s in September
An introduction to the shifting styles of the Modernist French master — featuring two of his most important works from the 1920s to come to market
Accessibly priced works by Yayoi Kusama, Helen Frankenthaler, Jean Dubuffet, Wolfgang Tillmans and Lucio Fontana, offered in our First Open Online sale
Symbolism and the esoteric — specialist Simon Andrews reveals the curious obsessions of the 20th-century Italian designer
Why this 18.96-carat Fancy Vivid Pink diamond — offered in November at Christie’s in Geneva — is set to make history