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    Sale 7703

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 149

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)

    What men have on their minds

    Price Realised  

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
    What men have on their minds
    signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower left)
    black crayon on paper
    12 1/8 x 8 7/8 in. (30.7 x 22.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1928-1929


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    The Comité Picabia has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

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    Provenance

    Pierre Mabille, Antibes.
    Galerie Schmela, Dusseldorf.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1978.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION