Etude Pour La Grande Parade
Artwork: Etude Pour La Grande Parade
Size: 61.9 x 78.6 cm
Medium: Brush and India ink on paper
Creation year: 1952
Marks: Signed with initials and dated 'F.L. 52' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Georges Bauquier, Paris; Marguerite and Aime Maeght, Paris (acquired from the previous, circa 1985); Adrien Maeght, Paris (by descent from the previous); Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the previous, 1992); Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired from the previous); Acquired from the previous by the late owner, 1993.
Exhibition history: London, Whitechapel Art Gallery and Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Fernand Leger: The Later Years, November 1987-June 1988, p. 190, nos. 111 and 100, respectively (illustrated, pl. 86); Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Fernand Leger: Oeuvres sur papier, April-June 1989, pp. 164 and 173, no. 104 (illustrated, p. 164; titled Les acrobates et les musiciens); Milan, Palazzo Reale, Fernand Leger, November 1989-February 1990, pp. 187 and 219, no. 137 (illustrated, p. 187); Musee d'art moderne Villeneuve d'Ascq, Fernand Leger, March-June 1990, pp. 207 and 245, no. 139 (illustrated, p. 207).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-12
Lot Number: 140
Low Estimate: $300000 [+10%]
High Estimate: $500000 [-34%]
Hammer Price: $330000
Sold For: $411000