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LÉGER, Fernand

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

La Fleur qui marche

The Walking Flower

1951

ceramic

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 26 12 x 20 12 x 15 in.

[not inscribed]

Acc. No.: K1969:20

Credit Line: Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1969

Photo credit: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY


Provenance

  • 1969, Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr.

Bibliography

  • 1953 [Cahiers d'Art]
    "Fernand Léger : Sculptures polychromes en céramique", Cahiers d'Art, vol. 28, no. 1, 1953, p. 153
  • 1955 Gage
    Otis Gage, "Fernand Léger: Ceramist", Craft Horizons, vol. 15, no. 1, January, 1955, p. 11, ill.
  • 1955 M[itchell]
    F[red] M[itchell], "Gallery Previews in New York", Pictures on Exhibit, vol. XVIII, no. 4, January, 1955, p. 24
  • 1957 Jouffroy
    Alain Jouffroy, "Ceramics and Small Sculpture by Painters", Graphis, vol. 31, no. 71, May, 1957, p. 235, ill.
  • 1960 Roskill
    Mark Roskill, "Reviews and Previews", Art News, vol. 59, no. 7, November, 1960, p. 17
  • 1972 Buffalo
    Contemporary Art 1942-72. Collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, [Buffalo], New York, Washington and London, Praeger Publishers, 1973, p. 180-181, 422, 460, repr.
  • 1999 Spaulding
    Masterworks at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, [Buffalo], Karen Lee Spaulding, General Editor, New York, Hudson Hills Press, 1999, p. 170, 171, repr.

Exhibitions

  • 1953 Paris
    Sculptures polychromes de Fernand Léger, Paris, Galerie Louis Carré, January 16-February 8, 1953, no. 23

    1954 New York
    Ceramics by Léger, New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, November 30-December 31, 1954, checklist, no. 11

    1971 Buffalo
    ?Kid Stuff?, Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, July 25-September 6, 1971, checklist, no. 22

    1972 Buffalo
    Continental Painting and Sculpture, 1942-1972, in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, July 21-August 27, 1972, checklist, no. [68]