FERNAND LÉGER | Composition aux trois profils

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FERNAND LÉGER
Composition aux trois profils
Signed F. Léger. and dated 37 (lower right); signed F. Leger, dated 1937 and titled (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
35 by 51¼ in. (89 by 130 cm)
Painted in 1937.

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PROVENANCE
Galerie Simon, Paris
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Carl-Eric Bjorkegren, Stockholm
Sale: Sotheby’s, London, December 4, 1984, lot 55
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (acquired at the above sale)
Chester Beatty, New York & Dublin (acquired by 1991)
Private Collection (and sold: Sotheby’s, London, June 30, 1992, lot 58)
Sale: Christie’s, New York, May 14, 1999, lot 691
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

EXHIBITED
Prague, Galerie S V, Pariz, 1938, no. 32
Stockholm, Svesk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Peintres de Paris, 1946, no. 97
Bern, Kunsthalle Bern, Fernand Léger, 1952, no. 67
London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Fernand Léger, paintings, drawings, lithographs, ceramics, 1954, no. 18
Liège, Musée de l'art wallon, Léger, Matisse, Picasso, Miró, Laurens, Magnelli, Arp, Hartung, Jacobsen, 1958, no. 15, illustrated in the catalogue
Paris, Galerie Louise Leiris, Fernand Léger, 55 oeuvres, 1913-1953, 1985, no. 39, illustrated in color the catalogue
New York, Helly Nahmad Gallery, Fernand Léger, 2005, no. 20, illustrated in color in the catalogue
New York, Hammer Galleries, Modern Masters, 2011, n.n.

LITERATURE
Fernand Léger, Fonctions de la peinture, Paris, 1965, illustrated n.p.
Serge Fauchereau, Fernand Léger, New York, 1994, no. 90, illustrated in color p. 128
Georges Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint (1932-1937), vol. V, Paris,1996, no. 965, illustrated in color p. 279

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