French Sculpture Census

photo credit : ph. courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Art
artist © : Fair Use (Section 107, Copyright Act, 1976)

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

Maker: Valsuani

Tête de cheval
Head of horse

1960 cast from a plaster model c. 1953
bronze

relief
18 5/8 x 15 5/8
signed: F.LEGER
foundry mark: Valsuani
numbered: 2/8

Acc. No. : 77.33
Credit Line : Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Butler

Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Minneapolis Institute of Art

www.artsmia.org

Provenance

  • Toronto, art market
  • 1973, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Butler

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, October 15, 2015

Related Works

The same model was created in terracotta painted.