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Francis Picabia

Post-Impressionism, Abstract Art, Cubism, Dada, Surralism, Transparencies

  • Séville

Francis Picabia

(1879 - Paris - 1953)

Séville, circa 1927

 
Watercolor, gouache, ink and pencil on paper
Signed lower in the middle Francis Picabia
Inscribed upper right SEVILLE
65 x 49.7 cm

Provenance :
- Collection of the artist
- Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia (1891-1985), first wife of the artist
- Collection Robert Altmann, Viroflay, France and Vaduz, Liechtenstein
- Private collection, France

Exhibitions :
- Francis Picabia, Galerie Emile Fabre, Cannes, from the 20th to the 25th of February 1928, catalog prefaced by Emile Fabre and Emeran Clemansin du Maine, referenced nr 2 or 3 (on 47 issues)
- Picabia, Galerie Théophile Briant, Paris, from the 29th of October to the 15th of November 1928, referenced nr 10 (on 65 numbers)

Literature :
- G. de Pawlowski, 1928, nr 5
- Picabia peintre by Georges Isarlov, Collection Orbes, Paris, 1929, nr 26
- Picabia by Maria Lluisa Borras, Ed. Albin Michel, Paris, 1985, described (circa 1927-1937) p. 521 nr 485, reproduced p. 360, plate 712 
- Francis Picabia Catalogue raisonné, volume III (1927-1939), by William A. Camfield, Beverley Calté, Candace Clements, Arnauld Pierre, Mercatorfonds, Brussels, 2019, described and reproduced in colour p. 178, nr 1028 (Inv. 1371)


- Certificate of authenticity by Mrs. Olga Picabia.
- Certificate of authenticity by Mrs Beverley Calté, Comité Picabia, dated April , 4, 2017