Simone Herman (1905 - ?) - Oil on panel
Beautiful cubist painting by Simone Herman
(Pupil and collaborator of Fernand Léger)
Oil on panel - Unsigned
55 X 40 cm (panel)
60,5,5 X 55,5 cm (frame)
There seem to be several paintings by Simone Herman on this same theme.
One of them (see last photo) is in the collection of Bank Delen.
The painting is unrestored and in perfect original condition (!)
Superb period frame in solid oak.
Old label on the back and a mention "Oscar Mairlot collection" (Information not verified but probable)
Origin: private collection
Simone Herman (1905 - ?) - Painter
Student, then collaborator and finally friend of F Léger (liaison from 1931 to 1940), collaborated in the compositions executed by F Léger in the Rockefeller flat in New York in the years 1938/1939
There are a few paintings bearing both their signatures.
Finally, Fernand Leger's letters to Simone Herman have been published:
Fernand Léger. Lettres à Simone
1987 Skira / Musée National d'Art Moderne / Centre Georges Pompidou
Price: 4.200 €