The Disk in the City (Le Disque dans la Ville)

Fernand Leger, French, 1881 - 1955

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1920

Ink and gouache on paper

Sheet: 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (31.115 x 24.765 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Elizabeth E. Craig, Class of 1944W

D.2002.30.3

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in ink, lower right: F. LEGER / 20; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, top left: le disque dans la ville

Course History

WRIT 5, The Waste Land, Before and After, Melissa Zeiger, Fall 2013

THEA 90, Contemporary Practices in U.S. Theater, Laurie Cherba Kohn, Fall 2013

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R. Taylor, Fall 2013

ENGL 53, Twentieth Century British Fiction: 1900 to WWII, Brenda Silver, Spring 2013

SART 20, SART 71, Drawing II, Drawing III, Colleen Randall, Fall 2012

SART 15, Drawing I, Gerald Auten, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Cubism and Its Legacy, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 17-December 20, 2013.

The Expanding Grid, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 7-August 27, 2012.

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

Cubism: From Advanced Art History Seminar to Museum Installation, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 28, 2004-February 20, 2005.

Rococo to Modernism: European Drawings and Watercolors from the Permanent Collection and Dartmouth's Alumni, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 30, 2004.

The Decade of Modernism: Selections from 1910-1919, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-July 20, 2003.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 200-201, ill. p.201, no. 127.

Provenance

Perls Galleries, New York; sold to Elizabeth E. and J. William Craig, Jr., Dayton, Ohio, March 26, 1956; given to present collection, 2002.

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