Peinture Murale
Artwork: Peinture Murale
Size: 130 x 81 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1936
Marks: Signed F. Leger and dated 36 (lower right); signed F. Leger, titled and dated 36 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Created 1926-1936
Provenance: Nadia Leger, Biot (the artist’s wife); Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 19515); Private Collection, Neuilly-sur-Seine; Private Collection, Spain; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Lyon, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Fernand Leger, 1955, no. 28, illustrated in the catalogue (as dating from 1924); Strasbourg, Musee des Beaux-Arts, L'Art en Europe autour de 1925, 1970, no. 111, illustrated in the catalogue; Paris, Grand Palais, Fernand Leger, 1971-72Milan, Palazzo Reale, Origini dell'astrattismo, 1979-80, no. 333, illustrated in the catalogue; Berlin, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Fernand Leger, 1980-81, no. 80, illustrated in the catalogueBuffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Montreal, Musee des Beaux-Arts & Dallas, Museum of Fine Arts, Fernand Leger, 1982, no. 39, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements); Tampere, Sara Hildenin Taidemuseo, Bonnard, Braque, Gris, Leger, Matisse, 1985, illustrated in the catalogue; Paris, La Corneuve, Fete de l'Humanite, Le Corbusier, 1987; Hovikodden, Sonia Henie-Niels Onstad Kunstsenter, Frankriskes Evige Kunst, Hommage a la France, 1988, no. 28, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements); Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Fernand Leger, 1988-89, no. 46, illustrated in the catalogue; Seville, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Fernand Leger, 1992, illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2016-06-21
Lot Number: 17