Fernand Léger, Modernity Mingles with Tradition

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Léger found his way by inventing iconography based on the trilogy of forms, solid colors and black outlines, creating instantly identifiable compositions. Fernand Léger (1881–1955), Yellow Vase in a Landscape, 1948, oil on canvas signed and dated "48", resigned, redated and titled, 46 x 38 cm/18.11 x 14.96 in. Estimate: €350,000/450,000 Lise Beaudin-Daniel was the first owner of this 1948 painting of a vase by Fernand Léger, which went under the hammer of Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés in 2015. A painter who signed her works Lise Daniel, she acquired it directly in his studio, having in all likelihood met Léger through her parents,

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