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 Fernand (Joseph Henri) Leger  (1881 - 1955)

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Lived/Active: Connecticut/California / France      Known for: cubist painting-objects, machinery and figures, teaching

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BIOGRAPHY for Fernand Leger
1881 (Argentan, France)
1955 (Gif-sur-Yvette, France)

Connecticut/California / France

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cubist painting-objects, machinery and figures, teaching

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One of the major Cubist painters in France in the early 20th Century, Fernand Léger, also became a sculptor, ceramist, art educator and filmmaker.  He was born in Normandy where his father raised livestock, and originally studied to be a re-toucher of photographs and an architect's draughtsman.  Between 1897 and 1899, he was apprenticed to an architect in Caen, and then worked in Paris for two years as a draughtsman followed by two years as a retoucher.

In 1903, he app (showing 500 of 12349 characters).

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