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Deux acrobates et trois oiseaux

Fernand Leger-Deux acrobates et trois oiseaux-1953

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Artwork:
Deux acrobates et trois oiseaux
Size:
60 x 92 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1953
Marks
Signed and dated 'F.LEGER.53' (lower right); Signed and dated again and titled 'F. LEGER 53 DEUX acrobates et 3 OISEAUX' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Louis Carre, Paris (probably acquired from the artist); Charles Zadok, New York (acquired from the above, 1954, and until at least 1971); Galerie Beyeler, Basel (by 1978); Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1985
Exhibition History :
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, F. Leger, October-December 1981, no. 47 (illustrated in color); Cologne, Galerie Gmurzynska, Fernand Leger, April-July 1985, p. 80 (illustrated, p. 81); London, Whitechapel Art Gallery and Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Fernand Leger: The Later Years, November 1987-June 1988, no. 49 (illustrated in color, pl. 90) and no. 103 respectively

Christie’s New York

Date:
2015-11-09
Lot Number :
29
Low Estimate :
$1,500,000
High Estimate :
$2,500,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold