Deux bouteilles jaunes sur fond rouge

1950

Oil on canvas
25⅝ x 21¼ inches /65 x 53.5 cm
Signed and dated lower right: 'F. LEGER 50'
Signed again, titled and dated on the reverse: '2 bouteilles jaunes sur un fond rouge F. Léger 50'

Provenance

Marlborough Fine Art, London (no. 4255)
Dr. Sherman Kay
Waddington Galleries, London (no. BWB 1070)
John McConnell, London (acquired from the above and sold Champin, Lombrail, Gautier, & Enghien, Paris, June 21, 1989, lot 20)
Private Collection (acquired from the above sale and sold Christie’s, London, February 5, 2002, lot 20)
Acquired by the previous owner from the above sale

Exhibited

London, Marlborough Galleries, Aspects of Twentieth Century Art, 1963, no. 38, illustrated

Literature

Georges Bauquier, Fernand Leger: Le catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, vol. VIII, Paris, 2003, no. 1385, illustrated in color p. 115