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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 191

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)

    Le couple

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    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
    Le couple
    signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower right)
    watercolor and brush and pen and India ink over pencil on paper
    11¼ x 15 in. (28.6 x 38.1 cm.)
    Painted circa 1922-1924

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    The Comité Picabia has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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    Didier Imbert Fine Art, Paris (by 1990).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1995.

    Pre-Lot Text



    Nîmes, Musée des beaux-arts, Exposition Francis Picabia, July-September 1986.
    Paris, Didier Imbert Fine Art, Picabia, April-July 1990, no. 19.