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The Divers

A work made of gouache, watercolor, and black ink, over traces of graphite on tan wove paper, squared in graphite, and laid down on wood-pulp laminate board.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of gouache, watercolor, and black ink, over traces of graphite on tan wove paper, squared in graphite, and laid down on wood-pulp laminate board.

Date:

1942

Artist:

Fernand Léger
French, 1881-1955

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Fernand Léger

Title

The Divers

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

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1942

Medium

Gouache, watercolor, and black ink, over traces of graphite on tan wove paper, squared in graphite, and laid down on wood-pulp laminate board

Inscriptions

Signed recto, bottom center, in pen and black ink: "F. L. 42"

Dimensions

53.4 × 70.8 cm (21 1/16 × 27 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Shapiro

Reference Number

1996.627

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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