1 March 2006
Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
Maison à la campagne
signed and dated 'F. Picabia 1901' (lower right)
oil on canvas
13 x 16¼ in. (33 x 41.3 cm.)
Painted in 1901
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 23 February 2000, lot 15.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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