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Fernand Léger

Le Chapeau vert et le fer à repasser

Auction Closed

November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


800,000 - 1,200,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from an Important Private East Coast Collection

Fernand Léger

1881 - 1955

Le Chapeau vert et le fer à repasser

signed F.Léger and dated 50 (lower right); signed F. Leger., titled and dated 50 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

28¾ by 36¼ in.

73 by 92 cm.

Executed in 1950.

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Marie Cuttoli, Paris
Perls Galleries, New York
Jeffrey Horwitz Ltd., Los Angeles (acquired by 1978)
Kornfeld und Klipstein Berne, 25 June 1982, lot 180
Private Collection, Switzerland
Sotheby’s London, 26 March 1985, lot 56 (consigned by the above)
Waddington Galleries, London
Acquired from the above on 28 May 1986 by the present owner
Christian Zervos, Fernand Léger, Oeuvres de 1905 à 1952, Paris, 1952, p. 87, illustrated (titled Composition au chapeau vert and dated 1951)
Georges Bauquier, Fernand Léger, Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint, 1949-1951, Paris, 1996, no. 1370, p. 91, illustrated in color