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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 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 black 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].

Provenance: Galleri Nordqvist, Malmö. Acquired in 1955. Private Collection, Sweden

Literature: Saphire, L. (1978). Fernand Léger: The Complete Graphic Work. New York: Blue Moon Press.

Reference: Saphire 2

Condition: Very good condition. A soft crease at the lower left corner.