Composition aux deux clowns (fragment of La Grande Parade)

1953

Oil on canvas
92 x 65 cm / 36.2 x 25.6 inches
Signed lower right: F. Léger and dated 53; Signed, titled and dated on the reverse



Provenance

Estate of the artist (no. 402)
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (inv. 14034 /6940)
Galerie Bourdon, Paris (sold: Hôtel Drouot, Loudmer, 25th March 1990, lot 70)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Lyon, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Fernand Leger, 1955, no. 88

Literature

Pierre Descargues, Fernand Leger, Paris, 1995, illustrated in colour p. 181
Georges Bauquier & Irus Hansma, Fernand Leger, Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint, 1952-53, Paris, 2013, no. 1521, illustrated in colour