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    Sale 7543

    The Art of the Surreal (immediately following the Impressionist and Modern Art, Evening Sale)

    4 February 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)

    Femme à la mantille bleue

    Price Realised  

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
    Femme à la mantille bleue
    signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower right)
    oil on board
    29 7/8 x 22½ in. (76 x 56.7 cm.)
    Painted circa 1941-1943


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

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 21 June 1990, lot 49.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 2000, lot 215.
    Waddington Galleries Ltd., London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000.