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    Sale 12294

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    24 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)

    Tête de femme

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
    Tête de femme
    signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower right)
    black crayon on paper
    10 ¾ x 8 ¼ in. (27.3 x 21 cm.)
    Executed circa 1942


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Picabia.

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 25 November 2009, lot 46.
    Private collection, Paris; sale, Artcurial, Paris, 23 March 2010, lot 257.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 23 June 2010, lot 312.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.