Artist Fernand Léger, French, 1881-1955
Title
  • Rimbaud
Date 1948
Medium watercolor on heavy white wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 13 1/4 × 10 1/4 inches (33.7 × 26 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, and Walter Buhl Ford II Fund
Accession Number 68.244
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in black pen and ink, lower right: F.L. 48
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and black ink, lower center: A. RIMBAUD
Inscribed, in blue ballpoint pen, lower center, verso: Cette goache originale de Fernand Léger | excutée pour Les Illuminations de | Rimbaud, m'en été cédée par l'artiste | en décembre 1948 | Louis Grosclause, éditeur [stamp] | Grosclaude [signature]
Inscribed, in graphite pencil, upper left, verso: P-372
J.L. Hudson Gallery (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1968-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit News/Detroit Free Press. April 18,1982, p. 25 (ill.).