November 1, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 66: Fernand Leger French, 1881-1955 Le Bonheur(48 views)
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Estimate: $250,000 - $400,000
Signed with initials F.L. (lr); also inscribed No G.503. (65 x 50) Le bonheur (etude) on the verso in ink and 4271/96 in pencil on the verso
Brush, India ink, and gouache over pencil on paper
25 3/8 x 19 1/8 inches (60.4 x 48.6 cm)
Atelier of the artist
Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1959
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Fernand Leger: Five Themes and Variations, Feb. 28 - Apr. 29, 1962, cat. no. 64
Accompanied by a photo-certificate from the Galerie Maeght
C The Eileen & Herbert C. Bernard Collection
Hinged to the mount upper right and upper left; repaired one inch tear lower left corner; small crease upper left; paper slightly toned; otherwise good condition.
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