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Fernand Léger (1881 - 1955)

Lot 544: Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

Christie's

February 10, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Racine noire
signed with the initials and dated 'F.L.41' (lower right)
gouache on paper
image: 19 7/8 x 16 in. (50.5 x 40.6 cm.)
sheet: 24 x 18 3/4 in. (61 x 47.8 cm.)
Executed in 1941

Artist or Maker

Fernand Léger (1881-1955)

Provenance

Lady Noel Norton, London, by whom acquired from the artist.
Galerie Gasser, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by Dr Georg and Josi Guggenheim on 13 December 1956.

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