Details & Cataloguing

Impressionist and Modern Art Part Two

New York

Fernand Léger
1881 - 1955

Watercolor and pencil on paper

12 7/8 by 10 1/2 in.
32.8 by 26.8 cm
Executed circa 1924.
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Edward Mesens, London
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York (acquired from the above)
Austin and Irene Young, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1953)
Gift of the above in 1994


Chicago, Art Institute; New York, Museum of Modern Art; San Francisco Museum of Art, Léger, 1953-1954, no. 71
New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Drawings by Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, 1953, no. 42, illustrated
Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Belluno, Italy, Museo Civico, Classic to Modern: French Works on Paper, 1800-1950 from the Permanent Collection, 2003-2004

Catalogue Note

The present work was included in the seminal 1953 exhibtiion Léger organized by Katherin Kuh and lent by Curt Valentin prior to being sold to Mrs. Young.

Impressionist and Modern Art Part Two

New York