Daily Archives: August 26, 2010

Fernand Léger – Les Trois Musiciens

Fernand Léger – Les Trois Musiciens
Year: 1932
Estimated value: $ 2.000.000 to $ 3.000.000

The feat of superbly imitating a muscle, as Michelangelo did, or a face, as Raphael did, created neither progress nor a hierarchy in art. Because these artists of the sixteenth century imitated human forms, they were not superior to the artists of the high periods of the Egyptian, Chaldean, Indochinese, Roman, and Gothic art who interpreted and stylized form but did not imitate it.