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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 454

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)

    Femme à fleur jaune

    Price Realised  

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
    Femme à fleur jaune
    signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower left); signed again 'Francis Picabia' (on the reverse)
    oil on board
    21 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (54.9 x 46.1 cm.)
    Painted circa 1941-1942


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    The Comité Picabia has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.

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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist in 1953, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 487 ($337,000).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that there is a signed, fully worked composition on the verso of the present work. Please refer to the department for an image.