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Young girl holding a flower (Jeune fille tenant une fleur): PD.16-1974

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Young girl holding a flower (Jeune fille tenant une fleur)


Painter: L├ęger, Fernand




History note: (According to labels on stretcher); Galarie Louise Leiris, Paris (29 bis Rue d' Astory, Paris Viue) No. 05999, 1954 Photo No 6875; Sidney Janis Gallery, 15E. 57St, No 4083; Waddington Galleries (with Dr Alastair Hunter's name)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974) by Anonymous


Production date: AD 1954

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 6 cm Height 82.5 cm Width 73.7 cm
Canvas Height 55.8 cm Width 46.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 54
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: F LEGER
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 393
  • Location: Verso of canvas
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Jeune fille tenant / une fleur / F. LEGER
  • Location: Verso of canvas
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 54
  • Location: Verso of canvas
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 393
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.16-1974
Primary reference Number: 2754
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 September 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 6 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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