Composition

Fernand Léger, French, 1881 - 1955

Date:
1923-27

Medium:
Oil on canvas

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

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

Curatorial Department:
Modern and Contemporary Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1952-61-63

Credit Line:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952

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Provenance

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.