9 November 2000
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
Composition aux deux fleurs
signed and dated 'F. LEGER 50' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'F. LEGER Composition aux 2 fleurs 50' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
21¼ x 255/8 in. (54 x 65 cm.)
Painted in 1950
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
Galerie Europe, Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Butler, St. Paul, Minnesota.
The Minneapolis Institute of Art (gift from the above, 1983; deaccessioned, 1988).
Anon. sale, Ader Picard Tajan, Paris, 18 November 1989, lot 127.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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