5 February 2004
Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
Portrait de Flechtheim
signed, dedicated and inscribed 'En Toute Sympathie avec l'ami Flechtheim F. Léger 50 piges'
pen and ink on paper
12½ x 10 1/8 in. (32 x 25.7 cm.)
Executed in 1928
Alfred Flechtheim, to whom donated by the artist in 1928.
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C. Valentin (ed.), Der Querschnitt durch Alfred Flechtheim, 1928, (illustrated).
Exh. cat., Alfred Flechtheim. Sammler. Kunsthändler. Verleger, Düsseldorf, 1987 (illustrated p. 182).
The art dealer Alfred Flechtheim celebrated his 50th birthday on 1 April 1928. The present work was given to him on this occasion.
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