Lot 3221* - A191 Impressionist & Modern Art - Friday, 06. December 2019, 04.30 PM

FERNAND LÉGER

(Argentan 1881 - 1955 Gif-sur-Yvette)
Les deux Mannequins. Circa 1938.
Gouache on paper.
Monogrammed lower right: F.L., as well as with dedication from Nadja Léger: a Mme Koenigsberg souvenir de l’éxposition de Leverkusen - N. Léger.
47 x 32.5 cm.

This work is registred in the archive of Irus Hansma. It will be included in “Répertoire des œuvres sur papier de Fernand Léger” currently in preparation.

Provenance:
- Koenigsberg Collection, Leverkusen.
- Galerie d’Art Graven, Paris 1958.
- Hillmann Family Collection, New York.
- Private Collection New York.
- Dorotheum, Vienna, auction 28 November 2013, lot 1360.
- Private collection Germany, acquired at the above auction.

Exhibition: Leverkusen 1955, Fernand Léger, Städtisches Museum Leverkusen, February 1955.

Literature: Braun, Emily: Manet to Matisse, The Hillman Family Collection, New York, 1994, p. 96 (with ill. p. 9).

CHF 25 000 / 35 000

€ 21 930 / 30 700

Sold for CHF 33 240 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.