6 February 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTOR
Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
La femme de l'amour
signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower left) and titled 'La femme de l'amour' (lower centre)
watercolour, pencil and charcoal on paper
413/8 x 29¾in. (105 x 75cm.)
Executed circa 1927-1928
Mrs Florence J. Gould, Paris.
Florence J. Gould Foundation, Juan les Pins.
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Paris, Théophile Briant, Picabia, October 1928 (10631).
Lisbon, Centro Cultural de Belem, Francis Picabia, June-August 1997, no. 64 (illustrated in colour).
The authenticity of this work has been kindly confirmed by the Comité Picabia.
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