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Dessin Pour Germaine (Letter-Drawing)

Artwork:
Dessin Pour Germaine (Letter-Drawing)
Size:
22 x 17.8 cm
Medium :
Ink on paper
Creation Year:
1918
Marks
Signed F. Picabia, situated Gstaad, dated 23 mars 1918 and inscribed Dessin pour Germaine (upper right), inscribed GERMAINE (towards centre left) and Deux mains contenaient la bouche et l'amour Souvenirs des gorges dans le ciel Je suis l'astronome des caresses enivrantes Mon haleine a le pouvoir des cypres (en bas a droite)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Germaine Everling-Picabia, Cannes; Maurice Bazy, Paris (and by descent); Private collection, Antwerp
Exhibition History :
London, Tate Modern & Barcelona, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia, 2008, no. 232, illustrated in the catalogue p. 182-83; Paris, Le Palais de Tokyo, N°5 Culture Chanel, 2013, illustrated in the catalogue pp. 143 & 385; Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, The Mind of the Artist, 2013; Ghent, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Love Letters in War and Peace 1870-1930, 2014-15, illustrated in the catalogue; Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Eros, c'est la vie, 2014, no. 50; Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Vision and Motion, 2015, pp. 48-49; Drachten, Museum DR8888, Holland DADA, 2016, no. 40, illustrated in the catalogue p. 54; Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, les mots et les images, 2016, illustrated in the catalogue p. 19

Sotheby’s Paris

Date:
2018-10-18
Event :
Lot Number :
9
Low Estimate :
$70,602[-33%]*
High Estimate :
$94,136[-50%]*
Hammer Price :
$47,068
Sold For :
$58,835*