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Fernand Léger

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Joseph Fernand Henri Leger was born in 1881 in Argentan, France. He apprentices with an architect from 1897–1899. Fernand Leger moves to Paris in 1900. Three years later he is refused at the School of Fine Arts, but is admitted to the School of Decorative Arts. He frequents the Julian Academy and the Louvre. Leger is employed by an architect, then by a photographer. He paints impressionist . . .

12 work(s) available / 1 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Without title
Screenprint
Les constructeurs
Print
Le Samovar
Print
Deauville
Lithograph
The man with jumper
Lithograph
The street
Lithograph
Femme à la cruche
Aquatint
Mechanical...
Screenprint
Le travail
Poster
DLM n°20-21
Lithographs
Maison de la Pensée...
Poster
XXe siècle, Homage
Maeght issue

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
*« Drawings and gouaches », J. Cassou & J. Leymarie, Chêne Ed., Paris, 1972 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « F. Léger, vivre dans le vrai », G. Bauquier, Maeght Ed., 1987
  • « L’abcdaire de Léger », C. Derouet & autres, Flammarion, Paris, 1997
  • « F. Léger, peindre la vie moderne », A. Pierre, Découvertes Gallimard, 1997
  • « Fernand Léger », cat d'expo.., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1997
  • « Fernand Léger », Pierre Descargues, Ed. Cercle d'Art, (1955) rééd. 1997
  • « F. Léger: The monumental art », Y. Brunhammer, P. Descargues, Ed. 5 Continents, 2008
  • « Fernand Léger », Kenneth E. Silver, Assouline Publishing, 2012
  • « Léger: Modern art and the Metropolis », A. Vallye et autres, Ed. Yale Un. Press, 2013
  • « Fernand Léger: Painting in space », Katia Baudin, Hirmer Publishers, 2016
  • « Fernand Léger », A. Coulondre, cat. d'expo., Ed. Centre Pompidou Metz, 2017
To read from the artist :
  • « Entretiens », avec Blaise Cendras et Louis Carré, Ed. Louis Carré, 1956
  • « Fonctions de la peinture », Ed. Gonthier, 1965 / rééd. Gallimard, 1997
Website :
www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/leger

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Art movements

  • + CUBISM / 1907-1925 / Robert Delaunay, Marcel Duchamp, Charles Dufresne, Jacques Lipchitz, Jean Metzinger, etc.
  • + ARMORY SHOW / 1913 / Constantin Brancusi, Charles Camoin, Marcel Duchamp, Edward Hopper, Joseph Stella, etc.
  • + PURISM / 1920-1927 / Marcelle Cahn, Otto Gustav Carlsund, etc.
  • + SOCIAL REALISM / 1920-1950 / André Fougeron, Otto Griebel, Amédée de la Patellière, etc.
All art movements

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