23 June 2005
Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
Femme au perroquet
signed with the initials and dated 'F.L. 40' (lower right)
watercolour, wash and pen and India ink on paper
30 x 21 7/8 in. (76.2 x 55.6 cm.)
Executed in 1940
Buchholz Gallery [Curt Valentin], New York.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1999, lot 402.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Chicago, The Art Institute, 20th International Exhibition of Watercolors, 1941.
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