Etude pour le Portrait de Mme D.Artist(s)Fernand LégerArtist NationalityFrench (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1940Medium & Supportgraphite and crayon on paperDimensions
10 9/16 in x 7 5/8 in (26.83 cm x 19.37 cm);14 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in (36.83 cm x 29.21 cm);10 9/16 in x 7 5/8 in (26.83 cm x 19.37 cm)Credit LineGift of Gilbert M. FrimetSubject matter
This drawing is a study for a portrait of Mrs. Maud Dale, wife of American businessman and art collector Christopher Dale, who commissioned Léger to make the portrait.Physical Description
A drawing of a woman standing in a green dress with a black and white scarf draped over her left shoulder. She stands in front of a chair with black and white checked pattern, her left arm bent at her waist. The image is outlined in black.Primary Object ClassificationDrawingCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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commissions (orders for works)
women (female humans)