Available for Pre-Order: Volumes 9 and 10 of the Fernand Léger Catalogue Raisonné
May 17, 2013
The final two volumes to complete a 10 volume catalogue raisonné on the paintings of French artist Fernand Léger (1881-1955), initiated by Georges Bauquier in 1990 and here completed by Irus Hansma and Claude Lefebvre du Preÿ. These fully illustrated catalogues cover the period 1952-1955, with the final volume including works missing from the previous volumes, since found in museums and private collections.
The definitive reference work on one of the 20thcentury’s most influential painters.
Details as follows:
Hansma, Irus and Claude Lefebvre du Preÿ: Fernand Léger. Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint 1952-1953. Volume 9. Paris: 2013. 216pp., with 137 illustrations. Cloth, 28.5 x 29cms. Volume 9 presents a fully illustrated, chronological catalogue of paintings produced during this period with each entry accompanied by provenance, exhibition history, sale details and bibliography. Includes index of titles. Text in French.£ 230.00
Hansma, Irus and Claude Lefebvre du Preÿ: Fernand Léger. Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint et Supplément 1954-1955. Volume 10. Paris: 2013. 216pp., with 127 illustrations. Cloth, 28.5 x 29cms. Fully illustrated catalogue of the paintings produced during this period, forming the tenth and final volume in a complete catalogue raisonné. Includes works missing from the previous volumes, since found in museums and private collections; these works concern the years 1912-1930, with one work from 1946. Text in French.£ 230.00
The books will be available to purchase next week (20 May 2013). Please contact the bookshop to place your order by email@example.com, or calling+44 (0)20 7930 9223
We also have the previous 8 volumes available to buy as a set, details as follows:
Bauquier, Georges: Fernand Léger. Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint 1903-1951. 8 Volumes. Paris: 1990-2003. Cloth, 30 x 29cms. Text in French.£ 2,000.00