Fernand Leger Louis Carre
This vivid vintage Fernand Leger Louis Carre lithograph poster was printed in six colours for the Fernand Léger exhibition at Galerie Louis Carre. This is the original edition printed by atelier Mourlot in 1953, not the smaller edition reproduced later.
Medium: Stone lithograph ( six colours) on Filigree Arches paper
Size: 84 x 59 cm
Printers: Mourlot, Paris
Edition of 500 (original edition)
Léger was a draftsman, illustrator, printmaker, stage designer, filmmaker, and ceramicist. In his early works, he created a personal form of Cubism, which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style. His bold simplified treatment of modern subject matter has caused him to be regarded as a forerunner of pop art. His mature work underwent many changes, from his Cubist-derived abstraction in the 1910s to distinctive realist imagery in the 1950s.