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Two Reclining Women

Artist:
Fernand Léger (French, Argentan 1881–1955 Gif-sur-Yvette)
Date:
1913
Medium:
Gouache and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
19 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (50.2 x 64.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Acquavella, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.396.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 908
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower right): deux femmes couchées FL 13
[Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, until ca. 1935/38; sold ca. 1935/38 to Cooper]; Douglas Cooper, London (ca. 1935/38–ca. 1975; sold ca. 1975 to Acquavella); Mr. and Mrs. William R. Acquavella, New York (ca. 1975–86; their gift to MMA)

Charlottesville. University of Virginia Art Museum. "Fernand Leger: Contrasts of Form," January 5–April 2, 2007.

Cambridge, Mass. Harvard Art Museums. "Fernand Leger: Contrasts of Form," April 14–June 10, 2007.

Kathleen Howard, ed. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. 2nd ed. (1st ed., 1983). New York, 1994, p. 460, no. 49, ill. (color).



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