Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Fernand LĂ©ger


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 20th Century artist of the Cubist movement, Fernand LĂ©ger [French, 1881-1955] Link: http://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Leger_Fernand

Fernand LĂ©ger was born at Argentan, France, on 4 February 1881. LĂ©ger began his career as a an artist by serving an apprenticeship in architecture in Caen and working as an architectural draughtsman. In 1900 LĂ©ger went to Paris and was admitted to the École des Arts DĂ©coratifs in 1903 and also attended the AcadĂ©mie Julian. The first profound influence on LĂ©ger’s work came from CĂ©zanne, whose pictures LĂ©ger encountered at the large-scale CĂ©zanne exhibition at the 1907 Salon d’Automne.


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Two Women Holding Flowers,

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Three Women

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Still Life with a Beer Mug

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The City
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