CompositionFernand Leger
French, 1881–1955
Composition, 1924
Oil on canvas
H. 50 9/16 in. x 38 3/4 in. (128.4 x 98.4 cm)
Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 75.41.1

You are a scientist!

This Purist painting features mathematical proportions, geometry, and simplicity. Purism represented an aesthetic return to order, structure, and classicism after World War I. Purism also reflected a fascination with machines.

You have a fascination with how things work and are always preoccupied with researching something that interests you. Tinkering with mechanical objects is a hobby of yours; but you also like repetition and dependable routines in everyday life.