Couple
Artwork: Couple
Size: 53.7 x 65.1 cm
Medium: Oil and ripolin on board
Creation year: 1927
Marks: Signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower center)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted circa 1924-1927
Provenance: Simone Collinet, Paris; Enrico Baj, Milan (acquired from the previous, February 1958 and until at least 1976); Private collection, Switzerland; sale, Christie's, London, 29 November 1995, lot 167; Anon. (acquired at the previous sale); sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 June 2008, lot 50; Acquired at the previous sale by the family of the present owner
Exhibition history: Leverkusen, Stadtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich and Eindhoven, Stedelijk van Abbe-Museum, Picabia, February-June 1967, no. 44 (illustrated); Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Francis Picabia, January-March 1976, p. 137, no. 166 (illustrated, p. 136; titled Couple au profil de Marcel Duchamp); Cologne, Galerie Michael Werner; Berlin, Galerie Springer; Hamburg, Galerie Neuendorf and Munich, Galerie Fred Jahn, Francis Picabia, March-July 1980, p. 19, fig. I (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-11-12
Lot Number: 290