• Impressionist & Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5851

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    25 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    Francis Picabia (1878-1953)

    Poisson géant

    Price Realised  

    Francis Picabia (1878-1953)
    Poisson géant
    signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower left)
    black in and pencil on paper
    14 x 11½in. (35.4 x 29.6)
    Executed between 1932 and 1934


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Picabia, dated Paris, le 7 mars 2008 and is registered under no.2260.

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    Provenance

    Marianne & Pierre Nahon, Vence
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Exhibited

    Vence, Galerie Beaubourg, Francis Picabia, Jul - Oct 1998, no.218 (illustrated, p.96; incorrectly dated '1925')