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Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
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Francis Picabia (1879-1953)

Amsel

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Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
Amsel
signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower right); inscribed 'AMSEL' (upper right)
oil on canvas
14 7/8 x 33½ in. (37.8 x 85 cm.)
Painted circa 1929-1930
Provenance
Galerie Léonce Rosenberg, Paris.
Acquired by the present owner in 2008.
Literature
M. L. Borràs, Picabia, London, 1985, no. 560 (illustrated fig. 733, p. 364, dated 'c.1930-1934').
C. Derouet, Francis Picabia, lettres à Léonce Rosenberg 1929-1940, Paris, 2000, pp. 21, 33, 46 & 88 (illustrated, titled 'Nu').
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Rosenberg, Francis Picabia, December 1930, no. 40.
Paris, Galerie Georges Bernheim, Francis Picabia, 1931, no. 4.
Amsterdam, Gebouw Leesmuseum, 30 May 1933, no. 33.
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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.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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

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