By Fernand Leger
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Reference: Saphire - Fernand Leger The Graphic Work no 17
Edition size: Proof before the edition
Sheet size: 41.8 x 32.5 cm
Original lithograph in colours. 1947. Signed in pencil. Trial proof with variant colours (see note below) - very unusual in this colour combination, quite possibly unique. Proof before the issued edition of 100. Drawn and printed at the Atelier Desjobert, Paris 1947. The edition was issued for the album: ‘Brunidor’, issued by Robert Altmann, New York 1952.
Ref: Saphire - Fernand Leger The Graphic Work no 17 (with a note about the proofs with variant colours tried out by Leger which were printed prior to the edition).
Provenance: Scandinavian Private Collection.
Excellent very fresh trial impression. On pale cream wove BFK Rives paper. Excellent condition. Full margins. Image virtually to full sheet size. Sheet: 418 x 325 mm.