Composition Au Cordage
Artwork: Composition Au Cordage
Size: 97 x 130 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1935
Marks: Signed F. Leger and dated 35 (lower right); signed F. Leger, titled and dated 35 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Andre Bloc, Meudon (a bequest from the previous); Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1998
Exhibition history: Bern, Kunsthalle, Calder, Leger, Bodmer, Leuppi, 1947, no. 61; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Alexander Calder - Fernand Leger, 1947, no. 67; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Fernand Leger. Exposition retrospective 1905-1949, 1949, no. 56 (titled Les cordages); Cologne, Galerie Gmurzynska, Fernand Leger, 1985, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Le Cordage and with incorrect measurements); London, Whitechapel Art Gallery & Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Fernand Leger: The Later Years, 1987-88, no. 11, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Composition aux cordages and with incorrect measurements); Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Fernand Leger: Zeichnungen, Bilder, Zyklen 1930-1955, 1988, no. 15, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Composition aux cordages and with incorrect measurements); Cologne, Galerie Gmurzynska, Fernand Leger. Schlusselwerke, 1990, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Le Cordage and with incorrect measurements); Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou; Madrid, Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia & New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Fernand Leger, 1997-98, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Composition aux cordages and with incorrect measurements)

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-03-01
Lot Number: 7