Fernand Léger  (French, 1881-1955) Fantasie sur fond rouge, 1943 24 x 19 7/8in (61 x 50.5cm)
Lot 67
Fernand Léger (French, 1881-1955) Fantaisie sur fond rouge, 1943 24 x 19 7/8in (61 x 50.5cm)
Sold for US$ 422,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Fernand Léger  (French, 1881-1955) Fantasie sur fond rouge, 1943 24 x 19 7/8in (61 x 50.5cm)
Lot Details
(n/a) Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
Fantaisie sur fond rouge, 1943
signed and dated 'F LEGER 43' (lower right) and further titled, signed and dated (on the reverse)
oil on canvas board
24 x 19 7/8in (61 x 50.5cm)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Perls Galleries, New York, New York
    Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Berny Schulman, Glencoe, Illinois
    Sale, Sotheby's New York, Oct. 23, 1980, lot 265
    Private Collection
    Sale, Sotheby's New York, May 16, 1990, lot 438
    Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York, New York
    Private Collection, New York, New York

    EXHIBITED:
    New York, New York, Perls Galleries Modern French Painting, 1952, no. 82

    LITERATURE:
    G. Bauquier, Fernand Léger: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint vol. 6, Paris, 1998, p. 270, no. 1144, color illus. p. 271

    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from M. Georges Bauquier, director of Musée National Fernand Léger.
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