Le Corbusier

Nature morte à la fourchette

signed Le Corbusier and dated '29 (lower center); titled and dated 1929 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

55½ by 44⅞ in.

141 by 114 cm.

Executed in 1929.

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Le Corbusier
Nature morte à la fourchette

signed Le Corbusier and dated '29 (lower center); titled and dated 1929 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

55½ by 44⅞ in.

141 by 114 cm.

Executed in 1929.

Provenance

Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris (by descent from the artist)

Private Collection, Zurich (acquired from the above circa 1975)

Thence by descent to the present owner

Exhibition

Zurich, Kunsthaus, Le Corbusier (œuvre plastique) 1919-1937, 1938, no. 33, p. 17

Paris, Galerie Denise René; Copenhagen, Charlottenburg; Helsinki, Konsthallen; Stockholm, Liljevalchs; Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus; Liège, Musée de l'Art Wallon, Klar Form–20 œuvres des 20 artistes, 1951-52, no. 99, p. 6

Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Le Corbusier, 1962-63, no. 162, p. 51

Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, L'Opera di Le Corbusier, 1963, no. 73, pls. XXX and XXXI, pp. 150-51, illustrated (front and study on reverse) and p. 206

Rome, Galleria Levi, Le Corbusier, 1969-70

Milan, Galleria Artelevi, Le Corbusier, Olii sculture pastelli grafica arazzi, 1970, n.n., n.p, illustrated in color

Literature

Le Corbusier, Le Modulor, Boulogne/Seine, 1951, no. 94, p. 215, illustrated

Willy Boesiger and Hans Girsberger, Le Corbusier 1910-95, Zurich, 1967, n.n, p. 301, illustrated (titled Composition)

Jean Petit, Le Corbusier: Lui-Même, Geneva, 1970, n.n., p. 213 and p. 219, illustrated

Izzo Alberto and Gubitosi Camillo, C.E. Jeanneret - Le Corbusier, Rome, 1979, no. 80, p. 46

Kenneth Frampton, Le Corbusier 1933-1960, Massachusetts, 1980, no. 12, p. 94, illustrated

Heidi Weber, Le Corbusier - The Artist, Zurich and Montreal, 1988, n.n., np., illustrated in color

Naïma Jornod and Jean-Pierre Jornod, Le Corbusier (Charles Édouard Jeanneret), Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. I, Geneva, 2005, no. 83, pp. 446-47, illustrated in color