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Francis Picabia

Le Bal de la rue Blomet

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

Property from a Private European Collection

Francis Picabia

Francis Picabia

Le Bal de la rue Blomet

Le Bal de la rue Blomet

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

Lot sold:

649,200

USD

Property from a Private European Collection

Francis Picabia

1879 - 1953

Le Bal de la rue Blomet


Signed Francis Picabia (lower right); inscribed BLOMET (upper right) 

Oil on card mounted on board 

23⅞ by 19⅝ in.

61 by 50 cm

Painted circa 1946-47.


This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Comité Picabia.

To request a condition report for this lot, please contact Edith.Eustis@sothebys.com.

Marthe Pignon Paimparey, Paris

Roger Grosjean, Paris (acquired by 1960)

Private Collection, Paris (by descent from the above in 1975 and until at least 1983)

Galerie Art Contemporain, Paris (acquired by 1985)

Private Collection, France (acquired before 1994)

Sale: Marc-Arthur Kohn, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, December 8, 1994, lot 82 

Sale: Marc-Arthur Kohn, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, December 17, 1997, lot 32

Private Collection, Barcelona (acquired at the above sale)

Thence by descent 

Olga Mohler Picabia, Francis Picabia, Turin, 1975, n.p. 

Maria Luïsa Borràs, Picabia, Paris, 1985, no. 1070, illustrated p. 481 (titled Blomet and dated 1946)

Brussels, Musée d’Ixelles, Picabia 1879-1953, 1983

Seibu, The Museum of Modern Art & Tokyo, The Seibu Museum of Art, Francis Picabia, 1984, no. 73, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Blomet and dated 1947)

Madrid, Salas Pablo Ruiz Picasso del Ministerio de Cultura & Barcelona, Centre Cultural de la Caixa de Pensions, Francis Picabia, Exposición antológica, 1985, no. 163, illustrated in color in the catalogue (titled Blomet and dated 1947)

Nîmes, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nîmes, Francis Picabia, 1986

Santiago de Compostela, Museo do Pobo Galego, Francis Picabia, o soño español, 1996