Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 160

Fernand Leger Gouache Painting

Estimate: $120,000 - $180,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
Marking(s); notes: signed (initials), marking(s); 1952
Country of origin; materials: French; gouache on paper
Dimensions (H, W, D): 11.5"h, 19"w; 34"h, 27"w frame
Additional Information: Work is titled "The Acrobats." It is authenticated by Nadia Leger with a handwritten note on reverse (see detail photos) and bears estate inventory number 412. Palm Beach Modern Auctions would like to thank the Comité Léger, Paris, France for their kind assistance in cataloging this work. Lot is accompanied by the certificate issued by Irus Hansma, dated 8.29.2005, stating that it will be included in her catalogue raisonne of the artist's works on paper. Provenance: Russeck Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida.

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

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very good, not examined outside frame (condition of art only)