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

Fernand Léger, French, 1881 - 1955



Gouache and graphite on paper

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

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



Place Made: France, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Not signed.

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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

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.

Publication History

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

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


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

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