Fernand LÉGER - Les Papillons dans la Roue

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Type of Artwork Original artwork
Title Les Papillons dans la Roue
Year 1944
Category Painting
Medium Oil/canvas
Signature lower right
Size of the artwork
17.05 x 20.83 in
43.3 x 52.9 cm
Certificate of authenticity No
Bill/Invoice No
Observations

Provenance

Valentine Gallery, New York, circa 1945
Perls Galleries, New York

Private collection, USA, acquired from the above
Sotheby’s New York, 12th May 1993
Private Collection, Miami
Private Collection, Paris, acquired from the above
Corporate Collection, Brussels

Literature

Georges Bauquier, Fernand Léger: Catalogue Raisonné de l’Œuvre Peint 1944-1948, Paris, 2000, no. 1159, p.16, p. 17 (illustrated in colour)
Sigfried Giedion, Léger in America, Magazine of Art, The American Federation of Arts, Washington, vol. 38, December 1945, p. 296 (illustrated; titled Two Butterflies and a Wheel)
Fernand Léger Retrouve la France, Arts de France, no.6, June 1946, pp.33-42 (illustrated)
 

Exhibitions

New York, Valentine Gallery, New Paintings, 1945, no. 15

This work is part of the Rouses Point series.

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Contact the seller: Stern Pissarro Gallery

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