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Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 14973).
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1970.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
J. Cassou & J. Leymarie, Fernand Léger, Drawings and gouaches, London, 1973, no. 171 (illustrated p. 123).
P. de Francia, Fernand Léger, New Haven, 1983, no. 6.9 (illustrated p. 119).
Basel, Galerie d'Art Moderne (Marie-Susanne Feigel), Fernand Léger, Gouaches et Dessins de 1921 à 1938, November 1964 - January 1965, no. 29.
Tokyo, Seibu Gallery, Rétrospective Fernand Léger, March - April 1972, no. 42; this exhibition later travelled to Nagoya, Meitetsu Gallery, April 1972; and Fukuoka, Cultural Centre, May 1972.
Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne, Cabinet d'Art Graphique, Fernand Léger, La Poésie de l'Objet 1928-1934, May - July 1981, no. 28 (illustrated p. 61).
Madrid, Fundación Juan March, Fernand Léger, 1983, no. 77.
Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Fernand Léger, Oeuvres sur papier, April - June 1989, no. 76.
Milan, Palazzo Reale, Fernand Léger, November 1989 - February 1990, no. 114.
Villeneuve d'Ascq, Musée d'Art Moderne, Fernand Léger, March - June 1990, no. 122.
Helsinki, Ateneum, Léger og Norden, August - October 1992, no. 57; this exhibition later travelled to Stockholm, Moderna Museet, October 1992 - January 1993; Høvikodden, Henie-Onstad Kunstsentret, January - March 1993; and Copenhagen, Statens Museum for Kunst, April - June 1993.
Tokyo, The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Fernand Léger, April - June 1994, no. 108; this exhibition later travelled to Kagawa, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, June - July 1994; Aichi, The Aichi Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, August - September 1994; and Ibaraki, The Museum of Modern Art, September - November 1994.
Paris, Galerie Berggruen & Cie, Fernand Léger, gouaches, aquarelles et dessins, October - November 1996, no. 32 (illustrated).
Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne, Fernand Léger, May - September 1997, no. 2 (illustrated p. 196).
Madrid, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Fernand Léger, October 1997 - January 1998.