Artist: Fernand Leger
Artwork: Un Arbre Sur Un Fond Rouge
Size: 66 x 54 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1954
Marks: Signed and dated 'F. LEGER 54' (lower right); signed and dated again, titled and numbered 'F. LEGER - 54 un ARBRE sur un fond rouge 416' (on the reverse)
Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris; Perls Galleries, New York; Sonia Henie-Niels Onstad, Oslo (by 1960); Fondation Henie-Onstad, Hovikodden; Anon. sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 29 November 1972, lot 62; Galleria de' Foscherari, Bologna (acquired at the previous sale); Beniamino Levi Arte Moderna, Milan; Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich; Private collection (acquired from the previous, March 1976); sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2008, lot 370; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner.
Exhibition history: Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus, Sonja Henie-Niels Onstad Samlingen, November 1960-January 1961, p. 37, no. 28 (illustrated, p.34).