Artist of the moment……Nadia Leger Khodossievitch

Nadia Leger Khodossievitch was born in 1904. For her artistic education she started drawing lessons at the age of fifteen at the Academie Below. Nadia also studied at the School of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland in addition to studying with one of the pioneers of abstract art, Kazimir Malevich.

Her first husband was also a painter, Stan Grabowski.

Nadia Leger then moved to Paris to be with her future husband Fernand Leger and to study in Paris at the Modern Art school where Fernand Leger was a professor. Nadia was in charge of running his atelier. Though the two met for the first time in the 1920s, the two would not marry until 1952. Nadia also played a key role in developing the paintings of Fernand Leger for ceramics and sculpture.

Nadia Leger passed away in 1982.

Price range information: Nadia Leger painted mainly in watercolors and gouache in addition to being a printmaker. Prices range from $4,000 to $20,000.

Nadia Leger was married to two professional artists, her second husband Fernand Leger will be the next post.



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