Deux acrobates et trois oiseaux
Artwork: Deux acrobates et trois oiseaux
Size: 60 x 92 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Signed and dated 'F.LEGER.53' (lower right); Signed and dated again and titled 'F. LEGER 53 DEUX acrobates et 3 OISEAUX' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Louis Carre, Paris (probably acquired from the artist); Charles Zadok, New York (acquired from the above, 1954, and until at least 1971); Galerie Beyeler, Basel (by 1978); Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1985
Exhibition history: Basel, Galerie Beyeler, F. Leger, October-December 1981, no. 47 (illustrated in color); Cologne, Galerie Gmurzynska, Fernand Leger, April-July 1985, p. 80 (illustrated, p. 81); London, Whitechapel Art Gallery and Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Fernand Leger: The Later Years, November 1987-June 1988, no. 49 (illustrated in color, pl. 90) and no. 103 respectively

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-09
Lot Number: 29