Fernand Léger. Mural Painting. 1924

Fernand Léger

Mural Painting


Oil on canvas
71 x 31 1/4" (180.3 x 79.2 cm)
Given anonymously
Object number
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Fernand Léger has 65 works online.
There are 2,244 paintings online.
Provenance Research Project
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Louis Carré Gallery, New York, by 1951 [1]; purchased by Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908-1979), May 1951 [2]; Private Collection, 1961-1965; given anonymously to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 1965 [3].
[1] Exh. cat. New York, Louis Carré Gallery, "Fernand Léger, Constructivist and Bard", 70th Anniversary Exhibition, Spring 1951, cat. no. 7: Peinture murale, 1924, 70 7/8 x 31 ½ in.
[2] Lender to MoMA exhibition, Léger, Art Institute of Chicago, April 2 – May 17, 1953; San Francisco Museum of Art, June 15 – August 15, 1953; Museum of Modern Art, New York, October 20 – January 3, 1954; loan no. 53.2708.
[3] Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee on the Museum Collections, February 9, 1965, in: P&S Acquisition Committee Minutes (1965-66), Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Musuem of Modern Art, New York.

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