Nature Morte (Le Roi De Cartes)
Artwork: Nature Morte (Le Roi De Cartes)
Size: 54.1 x 65 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1927
Marks: Signed and dated 'F. LEGER 27' (lower right); signed and dated again, and titled 'NATURE. MORTE F. LEGER. 27' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris; Valentine Gallery (Valentine Dudensing), New York (1932); Mrs. Charles Howland Russell, New York (by 1935); M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the previous, 7 November 1967); Cecil 'Titi' Blaffer von Furstenberg, Houston (acquired from the previous, 5 March 1968); By descent from the previous to the present owners
Exhibition history: New York, The Museum of Modern Art; The Art Institute of Chicago and The Milwaukee Art Museum, Fernand Leger, September 1935-April 1936, no. 13; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts (on extended loan, October 2008-August 2009; January-August 2010 and December 2010-July 2011)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 62A