Composition aux deux profils no. 1 (Two Profiles No. 1)

Fernand Léger, French, 1881 - 1955

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1933

Oil on canvas

Overall: 50 13/16 × 38 in. (129 × 96.5 cm)

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

P.966.3

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: F. Leger 33; inscribed, on reverse: COMPOSITION AUX. 2 PROFILS No.1 / F. LEGER.33

Exhibition History

The Protean Century, 1870-1970, A Loan Exhibition from The Dartmouth College Collection, Alumni and Friends of the College [under the auspices of the Dartmouth Arts Council], M. Knoedler & Company, Inc, New York, New York, February 10-28, 1970.

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

Hood Museum Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5-24, 1989.

Fernand Leger: Exhibition of Oils, Watercolors, Gouaches and Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, October 2-24, 1935.

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.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Churchill P. Lathrop at Dartmouth 1928-1978, Strauss and Barrows Galleries and Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 20-November 26, 1978.

Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 26, 1975-January 4, 1976.

Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August-September 15, 1973.

Publication History

The Protean Century, 1870-1970, Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1970, no. 34.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 110-113, ill. p.110, no. 57.

Pierre Descargues, Fernand Leger, Paris: Editions Cercle d'Art, 1955, p. 103, ill.

Phylis Floyd, in Treasures from the Hood Museum of Art, New York, New York: Hudson Hills Press and Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1985, p. 131, no. 121, ill.

Katherine Conley, Diane Miliotes, Timothy Rub, "A Mini-Seminar on Two Hood Pieces," Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, vol. 88 (May 1996), pp. 48-51, ill. p. 50.

Jacquelyn Bass, Thank You, Wallace K. Harrison, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1985, p. 33, no. 9, ill.

Georges Bauqier, Fernand Leger, Catalogue raisonne, 1932-1937,Voume. 5, Paris: Adrien Maeght Editeur, 1996, pp. 74-75, ill. p. 75, Catalogue no. 832..

Andre Verdet, Fernand Leger: Le dynamisme pictural, Geneva: Editions Pierre Cailler, 1955, no. 27, ill.

Provenance

Galerie Louis Carre, Paris; sold to Ellen Hunt Milton Harrison (1903-1995) and Wallace K. Harrison (1895-198); given to present collection, 1966.

Catalogue Raisonne

Georges Bauquier, Fernand Leger, Catalogue raisonne, 1932-1937, vol. 5, 1996, no. 832.

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