Born in 1881 in France. An innovator of abstract
art and aligned with the Cubist movement.
Leger studied briefly at the Ecole des
Beaux-Arts but by 1911 had become acquainted
with George Braque and Pablo Picasso. He
exhibited alongside them at the Salon des
Independents. In 1931 he visited America and in
1935 he exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art.
Leger lived in the USA from 1940 to 1945,
returning to France after the War.
As was as being a leading artist of the 20th
Century, Leger was a printmaker, stage designer
and ceramicist. "The Outing" (la Partie de
Campagne) is one of his most famous original
lithographs depicting flat areas of bold color
and robotic figures, enclosed in thick black
Leger died in France in 1955.
Le Siphon 1924
85 x 55 cm [33.5 x 21.6 "]
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