FERNAND LÉGER 1881-1955
Argentan 1881-1955 Paris, Gif-sur-Yvette (French)
Title: Composition with Two Figures, from: The Creators Vol. II No.4 | Composition aux deux Personnages: Die Schaffenden Band II. No. 4, 1920
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph on Wove Paper
Paper size: 41 x 31 cm. / 16.1 x 12.2 in.
Image size: 28.5 x 24 cm. / 11.2 x 9.4 in.
Additional Information: This original lithograph is hand signed in blue ink by the artist “F.Léger” in the lower right image.
Our impression is from the unnumbered (as issued) edition of 125, published by Gustav Kiepenheuer, Weimar in 1920.
It was the one of ten compositions included in the portfolio “Die Schaffenden” [The Creators] Volume II number 4.
The paper also bears the blindstamp of the portfolio in the lower left corner.
Note: This work is also known as “Die Maschinenbauer” (Les constructeurs) [The Builders].
Dr. Ismar Littmann, Breslau
Literature: Saphire, L. (1978). Fernand Léger: The Complete Graphic Work. New York: Blue Moon Press.
Reference: Saphire 2
Condition: Very good condition. Handling creases at the sheet edges, predominantly the left and upper left margin. Very pale, unobtrusive toning around the image.