Fernand Léger

Fernand Léger

1881 - 1955

Biography

Argentan, 1881 – Gif-sur-Yvette, 1955

Fernand Léger was a French painter and sculptor. In his early works he was influenced by impressionism but he soon went beyond it and created a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, geometric style which the critics described as “Tubism”.