Adam Et Eve
Artwork: Adam Et Eve
Size: 105.5 x 75.3 cm
Medium: Oil on board
Creation year: 1942
Marks: Signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted circa 1941-1942
Provenance: Private collection, Paris; Robert Fraser Gallery, London, 1966; Waddington and Tooth Galleries, Ltd., London; Anon. sale; Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 01 July 1981, lot 229; Private collection; Mary Boone and Michael Werner, New York, 1983; Mary Boone Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1989
Exhibition history: Paris, Jean Larcade, Pop Por Pop Corn Corny, June-August 1965; Leverkusen, Stadtische Museum Schloss Morsbroich and Eindhoven, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Francis Picabia, February-June 1967; New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Francis Picabia, September-October 1983 (illustrated); Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Francis Picabia, October-December 1983, pp. 25 and 181, no. 125 (illustrated in color; with incorrect support); Kunsthaus Zurich, Francis Picabia, February-March 1984, no. 2; Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Picabia, April-May 1984, pp. 8 and 16, no. 192 (illustrated); Tokyo, The Seibu Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, Seibu Takanawa, Francis Picabia, July-October 1984, no. 70 (illustrated in color; with incorrect support); Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Frankfurt, Galerie Neuendorf, Picabia, July-November 1988, pp. 107 and 148, no. 55 (illustrated in color; with incorrect support); New York, Panicali Fine Art Gallery, Picabia Nudes, April-May 1989, pp. 30-31 and 41 (illustrated in color; with incorrect support)

Christie's New York

Date: 2017-05-17
Lot Number: 8B