French Sculpture Census

photo credit : courtesy UAMA, Tucson
artist © : Fair Use (Section 107, Copyright Act, 1976)

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

Tête et mains d'une femme
Head and Hands of a Woman

1950-1954
terracotta ceramic

relief
24 x 12

Acc. No. : 1955.008.002
Credit Line : Gift of Edward J. Gallagher, Jr.

Tucson, Arizona, University of Arizona Museum of Art

www.artmuseum.arizona.edu

Provenance

  • Nice, Galerie Art, Palais Marie Christine
  • 1955, Edward J. Gallagher, Jr.
  • 1955, gift of Edward J. Gallagher Jr.

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, July 7, 2014
  • 1983 Bermingham, Deeds and Karpiscak
    Peter Bermingham (General Editor), Daphne Anderson Deeds (Researcher and Assistant Editor) and Adeline Lee Karpiscak (Research Assistant), The University of Arizona Museum of Art. Paintings and Sculpture in the Permanent Collection, with Selected Drawings and Watercolors, Tucson, 1983, p. 173, cat. no. 421, ill.

Exhibition

  • 1957 Tucson
    The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection of the University of Arizona, Tucson: University of Arizona, 1957, no. 21
  • 1958 Tucson
    The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection of the University of Arizona, Tucson: University of Arizona, 1958, no. 32
  • 1964 Tucson
    The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection of the University of Arizona, Tucson: University of Arizona, 1964, no. 45
  • 1969 Tucson
    The Gallagher Memorial Collection, Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, Sculpture, Collected By Mr. Edward Joseph Gallagher, Jr., Tucson: University of Arizona Museum of Art, 1969, no. 80