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  • Provenance

    Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired in 1969)
    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
    Private Collection, Paris
    Artemis Fine Arts SA, Geneva
    Acquired from the above by the late owner in 2003

  • Exhibited

    Basel, Galerie Beyeler, F. Léger, August - October 1969, no. 20, p. 66

  • Literature

    Eugène Guillevic, Coodonnées: Dessins de Fernand Léger, Paris and Geneva, 1948, p. 25 (illustrated)
    Jean Cassou and Jean Leymarie, Fernand Léger: Drawings and Gouaches, London, 1973, no. 143, p. 107 (illustrated, titled Plumes et objets dans l'espace)

Property from the Estate of Howard Karshan


Composition aux plumes

ink on paper
12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (31.8 x 24.8 cm.)
Executed in 1930.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $15,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 14 November 2018