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Fernand LÉGER | Les Trapézistes [Trapeze artists]
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Fernand LÉGER
France 1881 – 1955
USA 1940-45
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Les Trapézistes
[Trapeze artists]
1954
oil on canvas
392.2 (h) x 372.9 (w) cm
signed and dated l.r., oil, "F LEGER 54"
Purchased 1981
NGA 1981.1679
© Fernand Léger. Licensed by ADAGP & VISCOPY, Australia
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Provenance
  • commissioned from the artist by Douglas Cooper, France, completed summer 1954;

  • from whom bought by Paul Haim, Paris, in 1977;

  • from whom bought through Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc., New York, by the Australian National Gallery, April 1981
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