oil on canvas
64.8 x 50.8 cm stretcher; 83.0 x 68.2 x 4.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., blue oil "F.LÉGER./ 30" and u.l. verso, black oil "... / F. LÉGER. 30".
Gift of Mrs H.V. Evatt in memory of the late Dr H.V. Evatt 1966
© Fernand Leger /ADAGP. Licensed by Copyright Agency
Shown in 11 exhibitions
Fernand Leger, Palais des Beaux Arts, Belgium, 14 May 1938–05 Jun 1938
The Daily Telegraph exhibition of French and British modern art:
An exhibition of French art at the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Oct 1944–31 Oct 1944
Contemporary Art Society Loan Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1950–1950
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1966, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Apr 1967–07 May 1967
1988 Australian Biennale: from the Southern Cross: a view of world art c.1940-88:
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 18 May 1988–03 Jul 1988
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 04 Aug 1988–18 Sep 1988
Australian Cubism, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 24 Nov 2009–08 Apr 2010
Theatre of The World, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, 23 Jun 2012–07 Apr 2013
Matisse and the moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Apr 2015–25 Oct 2015
Modernists: selections from the European collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Nov 2015–25 Apr 2016
Mary Alice Evatt: Art for the People, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba, 12 May 2018–24 Jun 2018
Paul Rosenberg, pre Dec 1939, Paris/France, Listed in 1939 exhibition catalogue as in Rosenberg's collection
Dr. H.V. Evatt, Dec 1939-Mar 1966, Australia, Purchased by Dr Evatt from David Jones Art Gallery, December 1939. Purchased from 'The Daily Telegraph Exhibition of French and British Modern Art'.
Mrs H.V. Evatt, pre 25 Mar 1966, Australia, Gift of Mrs H.V. Evatt 1966
Referenced in 11 publications
Renee Free, Art and Australia, 'European Collection', p.63-75, Sydney, Jul 1972, 75 (illus.).
Ann Stephen, Cubism & Australian art, 'La Bicyclette [The bicycle]', pg. 14-15, Melbourne, 2009, 15 (colour illus.).
The 1988 Australian Biennale: from the Southern Cross: a view of world art c.1940-88, Sydney, 1988, 179 (colour illus.). no catalogue numbers
Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 49 (colour illus.).
Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'New acquisitions', Sydney, Apr 1967, (illus.).
Contemporary Art Society Loan Exhibition, Sydney, 1950. cat.no. 54
An exhibition of French art at the National Art Gallery of N.S.W, Sydney, 1944. cat.no. 113
Addled Art, Sydney, 1942, 24 (illus. op.).
The Daily Telegraph exhibition of French and British modern art, Sydney, 1939. cat.no. 58
unknown author., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Review - 1988 Biennale', Sydney, 21 May 1988, (illus.).
Look, 'Battle of the new: Picasso and peers versus the pillars of the Australian art establishment', pg. 14-18, Sydney, Mar 2005, 18 (colour illus.).