French Sculpture Census

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LÉGER, Fernand
Argentan, Orne 1881 - Gif-sur-Yvette, Essonne 1955

Branche R
Branch R

c. 1951
bronze

statuette
21 3/4 x 20 x 5 1/8

Acc. No. : 1962.183
Credit Line : Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hazen

Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard Art Museums

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Provenance

  • New York, NY, Fine Arts Associates
  • sold to Joseph H. Hazen, New York, NY
  • 1962, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hazen

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, January 23, 2013
  • 1985 Jones
    Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums, New York and Cambridge, Abbeville Press/Harvard University Art Museums, 1985, p. 67, fig. 59, repr.
  • 1985 Mortimer
    Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA, New York, NY, 1985), no. 153, p. 135, repr.

Exhibition

  • 1999-2000 Tokyo/Kagawa/Nagoya/Oita/Ibaraki
    Modern Art at Harvard, Tokyo, Bunkamura Museum of Art, July 31-September 26, 1999; Kagawa, Takamatsu City Museum of Art, September 9-November 14, 1999; Nagoya, Matsuzakaya Art Museum, December 2-27, 1999; Oita City Museum, January 6-February 6, 2000; Ibaraki, Museum of Modern Art, February 11-March 26, 2000
  • 2007 Cambridge
    Fernand Leger: Contrasts of Forms, Cambridge, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, April 14-June 10, 2007