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Fernand Léger

(France, 1881-1955)
Estimate
9 000 000 - 10 000 000 SEK
820 000 - 911 000 EUR
861 000 - 957 000 USD
Hammer price
8 800 000 SEK
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Fernand Léger
(France, 1881-1955)

"Le linge qui sèche"

Signed F. Léger and dated -47. Also signed and dated on verso. Canvas 92 x 73 cm.

Provenance

Atelier Fernand Léger, nr 48.
Galerie Louise Leiris (Galerie Simon), Paris (Inv. No. 04429 / Photo No. 6815).
Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Private collection, Sweden (acquired from the above in the 1960s).

Exhibitions

Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden, "Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet 1918-1953", November - December 1953, no. 103.
Galerie Artek, Helsinki, Finland, "Hommage à Léger", 1955, no. 13.
Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, Denmark, "Fernand Léger - malerier, tegninger og grafik", 1959, no. 38.
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, "Fernand Léger", 23 October - 29 November 1964, no. 78.
Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany, "Fernand Léger", 16 December 1969 - 8 February 1970, no. 86.
Galerie Bonnier, "Henri Laurens, pierres, bronzes et terres cuites de 1919 à 1944. Fernand Léger, peintures de 1920 à 1947", 1974, no. 23, illustrated in catalogue.

Literature

Georges Bauquier, "Fernand Léger - Catalogue raisonné, 1944 - 1948", 2000, no. 1257, p. 165.

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