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Fernand Léger

Les grands plongeurs (The Divers)

1941

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  • Artist Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955)
  • Title Les grands plongeurs (The Divers)
  • Date 1941
  • Medium Charcoal and ink wash with white heightening on paper
  • Dimensions unframed | 75 3/8 x 41 7/8 in.
  • Credit line University purchase, Kende Sale Fund, 1946
  • Object number WU 3784
  • Currently on View Gertrude Bernoudy Gallery, Room 4

Artists in Exile: European Surrealists in the US during and after World War II
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/01/2023

Face and Figure in European Art, 1928–1945
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/25/2013 - 04/21/2013

Picasso to Pollock: H.W. Janson and the Legacy of Modern Art at Washington University in St. Louis
Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum (San Antonio, Texas), 08/17/2004 - 10/24/2004

Caught By Politics: Art of the 1930s and 1940s
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/19/2001 - 03/18/2001

Affinity of Form: African and Modern European Art
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 08/27/1999 - 10/24/1999

American and European Prints and Drawings
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/12/1998 - 04/05/1998

Early Modern European and American Art
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/08/1998 - 10/12/1998

A Gallery of Modern Art
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 08/09/1994 - 10/16/1994

Modern Drawings and Watercolors
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 03/26/1983 - 05/29/1983

Cubist, Expressionist, and Surrealist Paintings and Sculptures
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/20/1980 - 11/02/1980

Fernand Léger
Art Gallery of South Australia (Adelaide, South Australia), 03/01/1976 - 04/01/1976

20th Century Masterworks from St. Louis Collections
Saint Louis Art Museum (St. Louis, Missouri), 12/01/1973 - 02/03/1974

Fernand Léger
Fernand Léger [additions to display at WUGA + local loans], Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/15/1967 - 02/10/1967

Washington University Collection of Modern Paintings and Sculpture from Daumier to Pollock
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City, Missouri), 04/06/1966 - 05/08/1966

Drawings, 1916/1966
Arts Club of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois), 02/28/1966 - 04/11/1966

Opening Exhibition of Mark C. Steinberg Memorial Hall
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 04/29/1960

Modern Drawings
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 02/16/1944 - 04/16/1944

Curt Valentin Gallery, New York

Inscription [LL:] F.L. '41

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