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Francis Picabia

Abstrait Lausanne

Auction Closed

March 3, 05:01 PM GMT


150,000 - 250,000 GBP

Lot Details


Francis Picabia

1879 - 1953

Abstrait Lausanne

signed Francis Picabia (lower right)

gouache and oil on board

74.8 by 49cm., 29½ by 19¼in.

Framed: 93.3 by 67.4cm., 36¾ by 26½in.

Executed circa 1918.

Germaine Everling-Picabia, Cannes & Lausanne

Simone Collinet, Paris (acquired from the above by 1957 and until at least 1975)

Private Collection, Paris

Galerie d'Art Contemporain, Paris (acquired from the above by 1984 and until at least 1985)

Galerie Neuendorf, Frankfurt & Hamburg (acquired by 1986 and until at least 1988)

Waddington Galleries, London (acquired by 1990)

Private Collection (acquired by 1994 and until 1997)

Galerie Piltzer, Paris (acquired by 1997)

Galerie Trigano, Paris (acquired by 2002)

Karen Grieg, Norway (probably acquired from the above in 2002)

Thence by descent to the present owners

William A. Camfield, Francis Picabia, His Art, Life and Times, Princeton, 1979, no. 151, illustrated p. 113
Maria Lluïsa Borràs, Picabia, London, 1985, no. 359, illustrated in colour p. 225
William A. Camfield, Beverley Calté, Candace Clements, Arnauld Pierre & Pierre CaltéFrancis Picabia, Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven & London, 2016, vol. II, no. 602, illustrated in colour p. 259