Pen in green ink on paper.
H 205 mm B 265 mm.
Certificate of authenticity by Nadia Léger on the reverse.
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Collection Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris;
Paris, Artcurial, 1988;
Amaury Taittinger Gallery, New York;
Thomas Sullivan, New York;
Galerie Tega, Mailand;
Turin, Fondazione Palazzo Bricherasio, 27. January - 15. April 1996.
Jean Cassou/Jean Leymarie. Fernand Léger, Das Graphische Werk/Dessins et Gouaches.
Tübingen, Verlag Ernst Wasmuth/Paris, Editions du Chêne, 1972. No. 111. Illustration on page 84;
Exhibition catalogue. Méditerranée, Sources et Formes du XXème Siècle.
Paris, Artcurial, Editions Cercle d'art, 1988. Illustration on page 38;
Walter Guadagnini. Road to Venice 1958-1960.
Galleria Tega, Mantova, Editore Publi Paolini, 2018. Page 86. Full-page color illustration on page 87.
The two persons pictured in this work are presumably Fernand Léger and Leonce Rosenberg during their Italian trip. The two figures relate to the ones in the painting «Paysage animé» of 1924, which is located at the Philadelphia Museum of Arts, and of which the present artwork probably is a study.