Study for The City of Light Consolidated Edison Company New York World's Fair 1939-1940 Pavilion Mural

Fernand Léger, French, 1881 - 1955

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1938-1939

Gouache and graphite on paper

Sheet: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Wallace K. Harrison, Class of 1950H

D.973.14

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

COLT 73, 101, Spectacle and Exhibitionism, Michelle Warren, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

The Machine in the Garden: Cubist Art from the Hood Collection, Alumni College 1986, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 26-August 24, 1986.

Thank You, Wallace K. Harrison, Jaffe-Friede Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 16-April 28, 1985.

Publication History

Yvonne Brunhammer, Fernand Leger: The Monumental Art, Milan: 5 Continents; Paris: ADAGP, 2005, p. 208, ill. p. 81, no. 63.

Jacquelyn Bass, Thank You, Wallace K. Harrison, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1985, p.42, no.18.

Provenance

Collected by Ellen Hunt Milton Harrison (1903-1995) and Wallace K. Harrison (1895-198); given to present collection, 1973.

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