Femme A La Feuille
Artwork: Femme A La Feuille
Size: 36.5 x 27 cm
Medium: Pen and india ink and pencil on paper
Creation year: 1931
Marks: Signed with initials and dated 'F.L. 31' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Julien Levy Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist, 1931); Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., New York (acquired from the previous, February 1937); sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 16 February 1950, lot 12; Blue Moon Gallery, New York (circa 1975); Douglas Cooper, Argilliers (acquired from the previous); Lionel Prejger, Paris; Private collection, Switzerland (acquired from the previous, 1988); Anon. sale; Remy le Fur & associes, Paris, 23 May 2011, lot 170; Acquired at the previous sale by the late owner
Exhibition history: The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Walter P. Chrysler Jr. Collection, 1937, p. 25, no. 136; Richmond, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., January-May 1941, p. 62, no. 95; Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Fernand Leger: Oeuvres sur papier, April-June 1989, p. 174, no. 73 (illustrated, p. 130); Milan, Palazzo Reale and Villeneuve d'Ascq, Musee d'Art Moderne, Fernand Leger, November 1989-June 1990, p. 244, no. 115 (illustrated, p. 191); Paris, Galerie Berggruen et Cie. Fernand Leger: gouaches, aquarelles et dessins, October-November 1996, no. 27 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-14
Lot Number: 105