Description & Technical information

Projects for the chimneypiece of the Nelson 
Rockefeller's house in Pocantico, New York, 
designed by the architect Wallace K. Harrison, 
built in 1939.

Date:  1938-1939
Period:  20th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Gouache on cardboard
Dimensions: 19.5 x 47.5 cm (7⁵/₈ x 18³/₄ inches)
Literature: 

The projects of the same series are reproduced in the following books :Yvonne Brunhammer, Fernand Léger, L'Oeuvre monumentale, 5 Continents Editions, Milan, 2005, illustrated p.88-89.
Fondation Beyeler, Fernand Léger, Paris-New-York, Bâle, 2008, illustrated p.101.

This work will be included in the Répertoire des oeuvres sur papier de  Fernand Léger being prepared by Mrs Irus Hansma. Notification of  inclusion dated June 15th, 2015.