2 November 2011
Francis Picabia (1878-1953)
Portrait de femme
signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower left)
charcoal and pencil with white heightening on paper
16 3/8 x 12½ in. (41.5 x 31.8 cm.)
Drawn circa 1939-1941
La Medusa Gallery, Rome.
The Forum Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1988.
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