10 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Francis Picabia (1878-1953)
Portrait de femme
signed, inscribed and dated 'Francis Picabia Paris/1948' (lower right)
charcoal and gouache on paper
14¾ x 10¼in. (37.5 x 25.9cm.)
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Sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Picabia, dated Paris, le 24 octobre 2008.
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Francis Picabia being prepared by the Comité Francis Picabia and is registered under no.2637.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Florence, Galerie Vivita, Francis Picabia, Oct-Dec 1988, p.36 (illustrated, p. 37)
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