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Fernand Leger

  • Composition à la Fleur Rouge

Fernand Leger

(Argentan, 1881 - Gif-su-Yvette, 1955)

Composition à la Fleur Rouge, circa 1952-1953

Gouache on paper
Stamp of the signature on the lower right F. LEGER.
Stamp of the monogram on the back F.L.
Authenticated on the back by Nadia Léger
49 x 64 cm (gouache 22 x 44.8 cm)

Exhibition :
Juliette et André Darle et leurs amitiés artistiques, Musée de la Vallée de la Creuse, Éguzon, from October 14 to November 23, 2018, reproduced on the opening card

Literature :
- Un salut à Juliette Darle. La contemporaine du "vibrato majeur" by Alain Bosquet and eight poets today, booklet of the exhibition Juliette et André Darle et leurs amitiés artistiques publication of the Musée de la Vallée de la Creuse, Lancosme ed., Vendoeuvres, 2018 , reproduced in color, not paginated
- Inscribed in the Répertoire des oeuvres sur papier de Fernand Léger in preparation by Mrs. Irus Hansma
- Listed in the Comité Léger Archives

Certificate of authenticity by Mrs. Irus Hansma dated November 8, 2015

 

On the back of this gouache :

 

This work is the original model for this ceramic:

Fernand LEGER
LA FLEUR ROUGE HORIZONTALE
Bas-relief in painted and enamelled ceramics
Signed with the initials 'F.L' (bottom right)
Signed initials, titled and numbered by Roland Brice 'LA FLEUR ROUGE HORIZONTALE 4/8 R.B' (back)
36 x 66 x 10.7 cm
Executed around 1950 in an edition of 8 copies

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