25 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,250
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
Francis Picabia (1878-1953)
Tête de femme
signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower right)
black crayon on paper, unframed
10¾ x 8¼in. (27.3 x 21cm.)
Executed circa 1942
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Sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Picabia, dated Paris, le 3 avril 2009 and registered under no.3062.
This work will be included in the forthcoming Francis Picabia catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Comité Picabia.
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