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Fernand Léger, French, 1881 - 1955

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1942

Graphite, gouache and watercolor on wove paper

Overall: 29 7/8 × 22 in. (75.9 × 55.9 cm)

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

W.971.40

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated lower right: F. L. 42

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 30-September 21, 1975.

The Olympics of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, January 13-March 2, 1980.

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

Paris, France, 1956.

New York, New York, 1962.

Fernand Leger: Paris-New York, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland, June 1-September 7, 2008.

Fernand Leger, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, January 1-31, 1974.

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.

20th Century Masters from the Permanent Collection, Barrows Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-March 5, 1978.

Publication History

Yvonne Brunhammer, Fernand Leger: The Monumental Art, Milan: 5 Continents; Paris: ADAGP, 2005, p. 209, ill. p. 93, no. 80.

Werner Haftman, Painting in the Twentieth Century, New York: Praeger, 1965.

Philippe Buttner, et al., Fernand Leger: Paris-New York, Ostfildern, Germany: Fondation Beyeler, 2008, 208 pp., ill. p. 108.

Jacquelyn Bass, Thank You, Wallace K. Harrison, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1985, p. 43, no. 19.

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, pp. 41-42.

Fernand Leger, Musee Cantini, Marseille, 1966.

Provenance

Collected by Ellen Hunt Milton Harrison (1903-1995) and Wallace K. Harrison (1895-198); given to present collection, 1971.

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