23 June 2016
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, ANTWERP
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
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.
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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).
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