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Dessin Pour Contrastes De Formes No. 2

Fernand Leger-Dessin Pour Contrastes De Formes No. 2-1914

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Dessin Pour Contrastes De Formes No. 2
Size:
49 x 64.9 cm
Medium :
Gouache and brush and ink on paper
Creation Year:
1914
Marks
Signed with the initials F. L. (lower left); titled Dessin pour constrastes de formes (no. 2) (lower right); inscribed H (upper left); inscribed H (upper right)
Category :
Drawing
Artwork Details :
Executed in 1913-14
Provenance :
Galerie Kahnweiler (Daniel Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (inv. 1518; probably acquired from the artist by August 1914; sequestered on December 12th, 1914 and sold: Hotel Drouot, Paris, May 7, 1923, no. 69 (comprised of 39 works on paper)); (probably) Galerie de l'Effort Moderne (Leonce Rosenberg), Paris (acquired at the previous sale); Saidenberg Gallery, New York (acquired by 1968); Private Collection, United States (acquired from the previous by 1974); Thence by descent
Exhibition History :
New York, Saidenberg Gallery, Fernand Leger, Gouaches, Watercolors & Drawings from 1910 to 1953, 1968, no. 6, illustrated in the catalogue; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art & New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cubist Epoch, 1971, no. 186, illustrated in the catalogue; New York, Lerner-Heller Gallery, An Intimate View of F. Leger, 1974, no. 2 (dated 1913)

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2018-05-14
Lot Number :
38
Low Estimate :
$2,700,000[-4%]*
High Estimate :
$5,000,000[-48%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,600,000
Sold For :
$3,135,000*