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Mendica

Artwork:
Mendica
Size:
161.2 x 130 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1930
Marks
Signed and titled 
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Executed in 1929-30 and reworked in the mid-1930s
Provenance :
P.-Ch. Pomaret, Nice (by 1962); Dominique Kanga, Paris & Ivory Coast ; Their sale, Sotheby’s London, 30th March 1988, lot 164, where acquired by David Bowie
Exhibition History :
Possibly Paris, Léonce Rosenberg, Francis Picabia, Trente ans de peinture, 1930, cat. no.64 (ex. cat.); Brussels, Musée d'Ixelles, Francis Picabia, 1983, cat. no.46, illustrated (image inverted); Takanawa, The Museum of Modern Art & Tokyo, The Seibu Museum of Art, Francis Picabia, 1984, cat. no.48, illustrated (as dating from 1930); Madrid, Salas Pablo Ruiz Picasso & Barcelona, Fundació Caixa de Pensions, Francis Picabia. Exposició antològica, 1985, cat. no.104, illustrated (as dating from 1930 and with incorrect measurements); Nimes, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Exposition Francis Picabia, 1986, cat. no.88, illustrated (as dating from 1931 and with incorrect measurements)

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2016-11-10
Lot Number :
37
Low Estimate :
$731,520[-45%]*
High Estimate :
$975,360[-59%]*
Hammer Price :
$402,336
Sold For :
$488,899*