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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 279

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)

    Le retour de la pêche, les Martigues

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
    Le retour de la pêche, les Martigues
    signed 'Picabia' and later dedicated 'à mon ami Delatre 1906' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    18 1/4 x 21 3/4 in. (46.3 x 55.2 cm.)
    Painted circa 1903


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    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

    Eugène Delâtre, Paris, a gift from the artist in 1906.
    Anonymous sale, Hôtel George V, Paris, 17 June 1976, lot 100.
    Private collection, Antwerp, by whom acquired at the above sale.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, ANTWERP


    Literature

    W.A. Camfield, B. & P. Calté, C. Clements & A. Pierre, Francis Picabia, Catalogue raisonné, vol. I, Brussels, 2014, no. 82, p. 189 (illustrated p. 188).