Leger

Construction sur fond rouge

1949

ARTIST:

Leger, Fernand b.1881, Argentan, France d.1955, Gif-sur-Yvette, France


Title:

Construction sur fond rouge, unsigned, not numbered, not dated, from an edition of 1500, 1949.


Technique:

Lithograph in three colours


Paper:

Thin wove paper, 38.0 x 56.0 cm sheet


Condition:

Excellent with good colouring, centrefold as published. Some ageing to the paper is evident and expected given the age and given how thin the sheet is.


Realisation / Published:

Printed by Imprimerie, Paris by Galerie Maeght, 1949 in an edition of 1500


Reference / Literature:

Editions Pierre a Feu (suite L’ART ABSTRAIT) Paris, France


Provenance:

Private Dealer, Belgium, 2014


Asking:

Contact for price


This is one those rare finds. The print is beautifully bold and vibrant in colour that brings to life Leger’s fascination with the tension inherent between the human and mechanised worlds.