Lot 3832. Fernand Leger, "Musicians and acrobats"

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Auction date:28.02.2020   10:00
ID 292971
Lot 3832Fernand Leger, "Musicians and acrobats"
Fernand Leger, "Músicos y acróbatas" group of musicians and acrobats in a slightly hilly landscape under a blue sky, color lithograph, signed in stone and dated "F. Leger (19)45", center, barely visible fold line, low maintenance defects, under passe-partout behind glass framed, display, dimensions approx 34.5 x 43.5 cm. Artist info: Fernand Léger, French painter, sculptor, graphic artist, ceramist, mosaic artist, window, designer, film Director, costume and stage designer, and art forger (1881 Argentan, Normandy to 1955, Gif-sur-Yvette, near Paris), 1897-99 teaching an architectural draughtsman in Caen, and in 1900 Moved to Paris-Montparnasse, 1902-05 students of the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs in the case of Jean-Léon Gérôme and Gabriel Ferrier, and the Académie Julian in Paris, in parallel with working as an architectural draftsman and a photographic Retoucher, first Impressionist, later, following the "Puteaux group" and turning to cubism, influenced by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque from 1908 community Atelier with Marc Chagall, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Henri Laurens in Paris artist colony "La Ruche", fed from the 1910 Salon of the Société des Artistes Indépendants, and the gallery of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, 1914-17 war service, then Transition to the "période mécanique (mechanical period)", in 1924, his experimental film "Le ballet mécanique (mechanical ballet) created", from 1931 on, study, 1942 Emigration travel to Greece and in the United States, in the United States, 1945 to return to Paris, produced, among other things, architectural decoration for the UN building in New York, represented at the Biennale of São Paulo and documentas 1-3, active in Paris, source: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit, and Wikipedia.

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