Artist: Francis Picabia
Artwork: Femme Au Masque
Size: 47 x 38.7 cm
Medium: Oil on cardboard laid down on panel
Creation year: 1939
Marks: Signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower left)
Artwork details : Painted circa 1938-1939
Provenance: Michel Sima, France, until 1987; Private collection, France, from 1987; Pierre Calte, Paris, by whom acquired from the previous in 1993; Private collection, by whom acquired from the previous in 1996, and thence by descent; sale, Sotheby's, Paris, 6 June 2013, lot 7; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner.
Exhibition history: Santiago de Compostela, Museo do Pobo Galego, Francis Picabia, o sono espanol, June - July 1996, no. 22 (illustrated; dated '1924-28'); Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art, Francis Picabia, August - September 1999, no. 22, p. 70 (illustrated; dated '1924-27'); this exhibition later travelled to Fukushima, Iwaki City Art Museum, October - November 1999; and Osaka, The Museum of Art, Kintetsu, January - February 2000.