Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Composition


Fernand Léger, French, 1881 - 1955

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

50 1/2 x 38 1/4 inches (128.3 x 97.2 cm)

© 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 188, Modern and Contemporary Art, first floor (Brodsky Gallery)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952

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With Léonce Rosenberg, Galerie L'Effort Moderne, Paris, 1927 [1]; A. E. Gallatin, New York, by the end of 1934, probably during the summer [2]; bequest to PMA, 1952. 1. Label on verso with date 1927 and stock no. 8913; also a label reading "Léger/Gallatin/Remise/Rosenberg" (Léonce Rosenberg, owner of Galerie L'Effort Moderne). 2. See Gail Stavitsky, The Development, Institutionalization, and Impact of the A. E. Gallatin Collection of Modern Art [Ph.D. dissertation, New York University], 1990, v. 1, p. 267-268.

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