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Iris

Francis Picabia-Iris-1929

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Artwork:
Iris
Size:
160.8 x 96 cm
Medium :
Gouache on panel
Creation Year:
1929
Marks
Signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower right); inscribed 'IRIS' (upper left)
Category :
Drawing
Artwork Details :
Painted circa 1929
Provenance :
Galerie L'Effort Moderne [Leonce Rosenberg], Paris (no. 9050 E), by whom acquired directly from the artist in 1929 until 1947; Galerie Jacques Tronche, Paris; Anonymous sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, 12 June 1972, lot 104; Galleria Notizie, Turin; Giovanni Traversa, Turin, by whom acquired from the previous in 1974; Galleria Sprovieri, Rome; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1983
Exhibition History :
Paris, Galerie Th.[eophile] Briant, Francis Picabia, November - December 1929, no. 13, n.p.; Paris, Galerie L'Effort Moderne, Exposition Francis Picabia: Trente ans de peinture, December 1930, no. 46, n.p.; Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Francis Picabia: mezzo secolo di avanguardia, November 1974 - February 1975, no. 63, n.p.(illustrated n.p with incorrect medium); Zurich, Kunsthaus, Francis Picabia, February - March 1984, no. 81, p. 177 (illustrated p. 91 with incorrect medium)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-27
Lot Number :
117
Low Estimate :
$1,119,200
High Estimate :
$1,678,800
Hammer Price :
Not sold