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ID: 500027374
 
Record Type: Person
Léger, Fernand (French painter, 1881-1955)

Note: Born 4 February 1881; died 18 August 1955. French artist.

Names:
Léger, Fernand (preferred,V,index,LC)
Fernand Léger (V,display)
Fernand Leger (V)
Leger, Fernand (V)
Lezeh, Fernan (V)
Lezhe, Fernan (V)
Lez'eh, Fernan (U)
Reje, Ferunan (U)
レジエフエルナン (U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
draftsman
illustrator
printmaker
scenographer
filmmaker
ceramicist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Argentan (Orne, Basse-Normandie, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Gif-sur-Yvette (Département de l' Essonne, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
associated with ....  Poughon, Louis  
............................  (French lawyer, 1882-1959) [500345117]
spouse of ....  Leger, Nadia  1952-1955
................  (French painter, 1904-1982) [500042899]
student of ....  Sabatini, Raphael  
..................  (American painter, born 1898) [500019388]
teacher of ....  Amaral, Tarsila do  
..................  (Brazilian painter, 1886-1973) [500008648]
teacher of ....  Aroch, Arie  
..................  (Israeli painter, 1908-1974) [500078739]
teacher of ....  Bærtling, Olle  
..................  (Swedish painter and sculptor, 1911-1981) [500013181]
teacher of ....  Berk, Nurullah  
..................  (Turkish painter, teacher, and writer, 1904-1982) [500123719]
teacher of ....  Bourgeois, Louise  
..................  (French-American sculptor, 1911-2010) [500057350]
teacher of ....  Brennand, Francisco  
..................  (Brazilian painter and ceramicist, born 1927) [500118107]
teacher of ....  Clark, Lygia  
..................  (Brazilian painter, sculptor, and performance artist, 1920-1988) [500118001]
teacher of ....  Clausen, Franciska  1924
..................  (Danish painter, 1899-1986) [500021318]
teacher of ....  Englund, Lars  1952
..................  (Swedish sculptor and painter, born 1933) [500104491]
teacher of ....  Francis, Sam  
..................  (American painter, 1923-1994) [500115537]
teacher of ....  Grau, Ricardo  
..................  (Peruvian painter, photographer, and teacher, 1907-1970) [500117299]
teacher of ....  Greco, Alberto  
..................  (Argentine painter, sculptor, and performance artist, 1915-1965) [500117943]
teacher of ....  Jorn, Asger  
..................  (Danish painter, printmaker, and ceramicist, 1914-1973) [500007669]
teacher of ....  Kulicke, Robert M.  
..................  (American painter, framemaker, and goldsmith, 1924-2007) [500094046]
teacher of ....  Kumar, Ram  
..................  (Indian painter and writer, born 1924) [500122752]
teacher of ....  Loeb, Dorothy  
..................  (American painter and muralist, 1887-1971) [500125561]
teacher of ....  Matter, Herbert  1927-1928
..................  (Swiss and American photographer and designer, 1907-1984) [500035065]
teacher of ....  Morris, George Lovett Kingsland  
..................  (American painter and sculptor, 1905-1975) [500016166]
teacher of ....  Nemours, Aurélie  
..................  (French painter and poet, born 1910) [500068338]
teacher of ....  Pepper, Beverly  
..................  (American sculptor and painter, born 1924) [500087033]
teacher of ....  Reynard, Paul  
..................  (French painter and teacher, 1927-2005, active in the United States) [500124690]
teacher of ....  Tobias, Julius  1940-1950
..................  (American painter and sculptor, 1916-1999) [500048706]
teacher of ....  Tryggvadóttir, Nína  
..................  (Icelandic painter, designer, and illustrator, 1913-1968) [500121977]
teacher of ....  Wilson, John Woodrow  
..................  (American painter, muralist, and printmaker, born 1922 ) [500122092]
teacher of ....  Włodarski, Marek  
..................  (Polish painter, 1903-1960) [500120416]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Léger, Fernand (I)

Biographies:
(French painter, 1881-1955) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(French sculptor, 1881-1955) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(French painter (artist), 1881-1955) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(French artist, 1881-1955) ..... [WCP]
(French, 1881-1955) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French painter, 1881-1955) ..... [PROV]
(French painter; born Argentan (France), 1881; died Gif-sur-Yvette (France), 1955) ..... [CCA]
(artist, 1881-1955) ..... [GRL]
(French painter, 1881-1955) ..... [Grove Art]
(French artist, 1881-1955) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1881-1955) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Fernand Léger ........ [CCA, VP]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Fernand Leger ........ [PROV]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Léger, Fernand ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79045173
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Leger, Fernand ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Lezeh, Fernan ........ [CCA]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Lez'eh, Fernan ........ [GRL]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79045173
Lezhe, Fernan ........ [CCA, GRL]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79045173
Reje, Ferunan ........ [GRL]
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79045173
レジエフエルナン ........ [GRL]
..................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79045173

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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