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Francis Picabia
DESSIN POUR GERMAINE (LETTER-DRAWING)
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
9
Francis Picabia
DESSIN POUR GERMAINE (LETTER-DRAWING)
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Francis Picabia
1879 - 1953
DESSIN POUR GERMAINE (LETTER-DRAWING)
signed F. Picabia, situated Gstaad, dated 23 mars 1918 and inscribed Dessin pour Germaine (upper right), inscribed GERMAINE (towards centre left) and Deux mains contenaient la bouche et l'amour Souvenirs des gorges dans le ciel Je suis l'astronome des caresses enivrantes Mon haleine a le pouvoir des cyprès (en bas à droite)
ink on paper
22 x 17,8 cm., 8 5/8 x 7 in.
Executed in 1918.
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Provenance

Germaine Everling-Picabia, Cannes
Maurice Bazy, Paris (and by descent)
Private collection, Antwerp

Exhibited

London, Tate Modern & Barcelona, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia, 2008, no. 232, illustrated in the catalogue p. 182-83
Paris, Le Palais de Tokyo, N°5 Culture Chanel, 2013, illustrated in the catalogue pp. 143 & 385
Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, The Mind of the Artist, 2013
Ghent, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Love Letters in War and Peace 1870-1930, 2014-15, illustrated in the catalogue
Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Eros, c'est la vie, 2014, no. 50
Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Vision and Motion, 2015, pp. 48-49
Drachten, Museum DR8888, Holland DADA, 2016, no. 40, illustrated in the catalogue p. 54
Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, les mots et les images, 2016, illustrated in the catalogue p. 19

Literature

Pierre Calté, William A. Camfield, Beverly Calté, Candace Clements, Arnauld Pierre & Aurélie Verdier, Francis Picabia, Catalogue raisonné, 1915-1927, vol. II, no. 577, illustrated p. 245

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