Ino
Artwork: Ino
Size: not including frame: 62.8 x 48; including frame: 81 x 67 cm
Medium: Watercolour and pencil on paper, in a wood and coloured mirror frame by rose adler
Creation year: 1930
Marks: Signed Francis Picabia (lower right) and titled (upper right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Painted circa 1930
Provenance: Rose Adler, Paris (a gift from the artist circa 1930); Georgette Neuburger, Paris (niece of the previous; by descent from the previous); Thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition history: Rome, Palazzo Barberini, Omaggio ad Apollinaire, 1960-61, no. 22, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Trasparente); Brussels, Musee d'Ixelles, Picabia, 1983, no. 41, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Etude pour Ino); Seibu Takanawa, The Museum of Modern Art & Tokyo, The Seibu Museum of Art, Francis Picabia, 1984, no. 46, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Etude pour Ino); Madrid, Salas Pablo Ruiz Picasso del Ministerio de Cultura & Barcelona, Fundacio Caixa de Pensions, Francis Picabia, 1985, no. 99, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Etude pour Ino and as dating from 1929); Nimes, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Francis Picabia, 1986, no. 81, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Etude pour Ino); Paris, Didier Imbert Fine Art, Picabia, 1990, no. 46, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Etude pour Ino); Nice, Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Picabia et La Cote d'Azur, 1991, no. 29, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Etude pour Ino); Gijon, El Palacio Revillagigedo, Centro International de Arte, Picabia entre guerras, 1991, no. 23, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Estudio para Ino); Lisbon, Centro Cultural de Belem, Francis Picabia antologia, 1997, no. 72, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Vence, Galerie Beaubourg - Chateau Notre-Dame des Fleurs, Francis Picabia, classique et merveilleux, 1998, no. 114, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Paris, Galerie 1900-2000, Francis Picabia, 2009, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Krems, Kunsthalle, Francis Picabia. Retrospektive, 2012, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemaldegalerie, The Botticelli Renaissance, 2015-16, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Study for Ino, as dating from 1929 and with incorrect medium); Zurich, Kunsthaus, Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction, 2016, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-03-01
Lot Number: 51