420
420

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION

After Fernand Léger
LA TÊTE AUX DEUX MAINS
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
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420

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION

After Fernand Léger
LA TÊTE AUX DEUX MAINS
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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After Fernand Léger
1881 - 1955
LA TÊTE AUX DEUX MAINS
Inscribed and numbered Edition Originale de F. Leger no. 23 ceramiste R. Brice Biot. AM (on the reverse) 
Painted and partially glazed ceramic
18 by 12 1/2  in.
45.7 by 31.8 cm
Executed in 1953.
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Provenance

Roland Brice, Biot
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1953)
Thence by descent

Exhibited

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Levin Collection, 1955, no. 26
Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts & West Palm Beach, Florida, Norton Gallery of Art, 1959 (on loan)

Catalogue Note

In a letter from the late Roland Brice dated June 11, 1953, the ceramicist indicates that this work was intended in a large edition size but due to various irregularities during the firing process many examples were subsequently destroyed, leaving only 10 examples intact.

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