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LÉGER, Fernand

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

Maker: Valsuani, C.

Le Jardin d'enfants

The Children's Garden

ca. 1952

bronze

free-standing abstract

Dimensions (HxWxD): 26 12 x 25 x 19 12 in.

signed and inscribed: CIRE / C VALSUANI / PERDUE
F.LEGER H.C. MUSEE F. LEGER

Acc. No.: 1993.520.2

Credit Line: Gift of Jeffrey H. Loria, in honor of Sivia Loria, 1993

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org


Provenance

  • 1993, Gift of Jeffrey H. Loria, in honor of Sivia Loria

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 18 april 2012

Exhibitions

  • 1994 New York
    Léger, New York, NY, Marisa Del Re Gallery, February 4-April 2, 1994, illus.

Related works

  • Big scale version executed in 1960 by Roland Brice in the garden of the Musée national Fernand Léger, Biot (Alpes-Maritimes, France).
    Other bonze copy (Valsuani 5/8) also given by Jeffrey Loria in Yale University Art Gallery.