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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 152

    Francis Picabia (1878-1953)

    Tête de femme

    Price Realised  

    Francis Picabia (1878-1953)
    Tête de femme
    signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower left)
    charcoal and pencil, heightened with gouache, on paper
    13½ x 9¾ in. (34.4 x 24.8 cm.)
    Executed circa 1939-1940


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    This work is sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Picabia.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Tajan, Paris, 2 December 1998, lot 5.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 October 2008, lot 90.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.