Le Dejeuner
Artwork: Le Dejeuner
Size: 26 x 36 cm
Medium: Watercolor, brush and india ink over pencil on paper
Creation year: 1921
Marks: Signed with initials and indistinctly dated 'F.L 1' (upper left)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Painted in spring 1921
Provenance: Galerie de l'Effort Moderne (Leonce Rosenberg), Paris; The Zwemmer Gallery, London (by 1936 and until circa 1960); J.P.L. Fine Arts, London (by 1978); Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 April 1987, lot 351; Private collection, Switzerland; sale, Christie's, New York, 15 May 1997, lot 392; Private collection, New York (acquired at the previous sale); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: London, J.P.L. Fine Arts, Fernand Leger: Drawings and Gouaches 1910-1953, March-April 1978, no. 5 (titled Femme attablee); London, Annely Juda Fine Art, Abstraction 1910-40, July-September 1980, p. 49, no. 89 (illustrated; titled Femme attablee)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-11
Lot Number: 31A
Low Estimate: $450000 [-6%]
High Estimate: $650000 [-35%]
Hammer Price: $420000
Sold For: $519000