26 June 2002
Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
Coin des promenades à Nemours
signed and dated 'Picabia 1908' (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed 'F. Picabia Coin des Promenades à Nemours, temps gris 1908' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
28 7/8 x 36 1/8 in. (73.3 x 91.9 cm.)
Painted in 1908
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 25 June 1985, lot 130.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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