catalogues Fernand Léger musée centre documentation Biot

Archives and researches

The museum's documentation is essentially oriented towards the life and work of Fernand Léger.

  •     Exhibition catalogues, monographs and books on Fernand Léger.
  •     Rare works acquired by the Musée national Fernand Léger in relation to the artist: L'Esprit nouveau, Die Chaplinade.
  •     Works by other artists related to Fernand Léger: Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand, Mallet-Stevens, Alvar Aalto, Picasso, Braque, Delaunay, etc.
  •     In computerized reading, the national public collections grouped in Vidéomuseum.
  •     Photocopied or computerized text files of rare works belonging to other institutions.

Access and information
The documentation service is located in the Mas Saint-André. This building, which is attached to the museum, houses the museum's administrative services.
Access reserved for students and researchers, by appointment: please send a written request to Lisa Diop, in charge of documentary studies at the museum, at the following address:

National museum Fernand Léger
255, chemin du Val de Pome
06410 Biot
Tel. : +33 (0)4 92 91 50 35

Vue de l'exposition Léger et le cinéma : vue de l'Ensemble mécanique (2019), création musicale de Windfried Ritsch, et projection du film Ballet mécanique de Fernand Léger et Dudley Murphy (1924). Biot, musée national Fernand Léger. Photo : musées nationaux du XXe siècle des Alpes-Martitimes / Anthony Lanneretonne. Courtesy de Windfired Ritsch © Adagp, Paris, 2022.
Ensemble mécanique by Winfried Ritsch
Until November 7th 2022