Francis Picabia

French, 1879–1953

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Francis Picabia

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French, 1879–1953

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€27,500
Portrait de Marlène Dietrich, 1945
Sold on Apr 14, 2021
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Work on Paper
charcoal and estompe on paper
23.0 x 31.2 cm
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€27,500
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Apr 14, 2021
Christie's
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Francis Picabia (1879-1953) signé et inscrit 'Francis Picabia Berne' (en bas à gauche) fusain et estompe sur papier 31.2 x 23 cm. Exécuté à Berne vers 1945 signed and inscribed 'Francis Picabia Berne' (lower left) fusain and estompe on paper 12 3/8 x 9 1/8 in. Executed in Berne circa 1945
Portrait de Marlène Dietrich, 1945
charcoal and estompe on paper
Apr 14, 2021
Christie's
€27,500
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Work on Paper
23.0 x 31.2 cm
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Apr 14, 2021
Christie's
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€27,500
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Francis Picabia (1879-1953) signé et inscrit 'Francis Picabia Berne' (en bas à gauche) fusain et estompe sur papier 31.2 x 23 cm. Exécuté à Berne vers 1945 signed and inscribed 'Francis Picabia Berne' (lower left) fusain and estompe on paper 12 3/8 x 9 1/8 in. Executed in Berne circa 1945
€11,700
Spanish, 1925
Sold on Mar 30, 2021
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Work on Paper
Watercolor, ink, ink wash on paper
17.6 x 26.2 cm
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€11,700
Auction Sale
Mar 30, 2021
Artcurial
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Watercolor, ink, ink wash on paper Signed lower center "Francis Picabia" Composition: 26.20 x 17.60 cm Sheet: 28.80 x 22.10 cm Watercolor, ink and ink wash on paper; signed lower center Sold 11,700 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Spanish, 1925
Watercolor, ink, ink wash on paper
Mar 30, 2021
Artcurial
€11,700
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Work on Paper
17.6 x 26.2 cm
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Mar 30, 2021
Artcurial
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€11,700
Description
Watercolor, ink, ink wash on paper Signed lower center "Francis Picabia" Composition: 26.20 x 17.60 cm Sheet: 28.80 x 22.10 cm Watercolor, ink and ink wash on paper; signed lower center Sold 11,700 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
£162,750
Sans titre (Espagnole), 1926
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Work on Paper
gouache, watercolour, ink and pencil on paper
48.0 x 62.7 cm
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£162,750
Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
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signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower centre) gouache, watercolour, ink and pencil on paper 62.7 x 48cm (24 11/16 x 18 7/8in). Executed circa 1926-1927
Sans titre (Espagnole), 1926
gouache, watercolour, ink and pencil on paper
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
£162,750
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Work on Paper
48.0 x 62.7 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
£162,750
Description
signed 'Francis Picabia' (lower centre) gouache, watercolour, ink and pencil on paper 62.7 x 48cm (24 11/16 x 18 7/8in). Executed circa 1926-1927
€1,948,500
Adam et Ève, 1931
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
130.0 x 194.5 cm
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€1,948,500
Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from a Private European Collection signé  (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 194,5 x 130 cm; 76⅝ x 51⅛ in. Peint vers 1931.
Adam et Ève, 1931
oil on canvas
Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
€1,948,500
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130.0 x 194.5 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
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€1,948,500
Description
Property from a Private European Collection signé  (en bas à droite) huile sur toile 194,5 x 130 cm; 76⅝ x 51⅛ in. Peint vers 1931.
€3,152,400
La corrida (Le Matador dans l'arène), 1940
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Work on Paper
oil on cardboard
76.6 x 105.2 cm
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€3,152,400
Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from a Distinguished Private European collection signé (en bas à droite) huile sur carton 105,2 x 76,6 cm; 41⅜ x 30⅛ in. Peint vers 1940-41. Cette œuvre sera incluse dans le catalogue raisonné actuellement en préparation par le comité Picabia.
La corrida (Le Matador dans l'arène), 1940
oil on cardboard
Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
€3,152,400
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Work on Paper
76.6 x 105.2 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
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€3,152,400
Description
Property from a Distinguished Private European collection signé (en bas à droite) huile sur carton 105,2 x 76,6 cm; 41⅜ x 30⅛ in. Peint vers 1940-41. Cette œuvre sera incluse dans le catalogue raisonné actuellement en préparation par le comité Picabia.
£10,200
MAUROIS (ANDRÉ) Le Peseur d'âmes. Précédé d'un frontispice et suivi de huit illustrations de Francis Picabia, 'EXEMPLAIRE B/ IMPRIMÉ POUR MADAME GERMAINE EVERLING-PICABIA', being one of 6 'hors commerce' copies on japon impérial from an overall edition of 366 copies, INSCRIBED BY BOTH MAUROIS AND PICABIA TO THE ARTIST'S WIFE on the half-tile, with an A WATERCOLOUR SIGNED 'Picabia' and a typed letter signed by the publisher Antoine Roche loosely inserted, 9 full-page colour lithographs after Picabia by Daniel Jacomet, without the additional suite of plates referred to in the justification, 2 small abrasions on title, partially unopened in publisher's wrappers, glassine outer wrapper, board chemise and slipcase, these toned and rubbed, 4to (280 x 225mm.), Paris, Antoine Roche, 1931
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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£10,200
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Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
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MAUROIS (ANDRÉ) Le Peseur d'âmes. Précédé d'un frontispice et suivi de huit illustrations de Francis Picabia, 'EXEMPLAIRE B/ IMPRIMÉ POUR MADAME GERMAINE EVERLING-PICABIA', being one of 6 'hors commerce' copies on japon impérial from an overall edition of 366 copies, INSCRIBED BY BOTH MAUROIS AND PICABIA TO THE ARTIST'S WIFE on the half-tile, with an A WATERCOLOUR SIGNED 'Picabia' and a typed letter signed by the publisher Antoine Roche loosely inserted, 9 full-page colour lithographs after Picabia by Daniel Jacomet, without the additional suite of plates referred to in the justification, 2 small abrasions on title, partially unopened in publisher's wrappers, glassine outer wrapper, board chemise and slipcase, these toned and rubbed, 4to (280 x 225mm.), Paris, Antoine Roche, 1931
MAUROIS (ANDRÉ) Le Peseur d'âmes. Précédé d'un frontispice et suivi de huit illustrations de Francis Picabia, 'EXEMPLAIRE B/ IMPRIMÉ POUR MADAME GERMAINE EVERLING-PICABIA', being one of 6 'hors commerce' copies on japon impérial from an overall edition of 366 copies, INSCRIBED BY BOTH MAUROIS AND PICABIA TO THE ARTIST'S WIFE on the half-tile, with an A WATERCOLOUR SIGNED 'Picabia' and a typed letter signed by the publisher Antoine Roche loosely inserted, 9 full-page colour lithographs after Picabia by Daniel Jacomet, without the additional suite of plates referred to in the justification, 2 small abrasions on title, partially unopened in publisher's wrappers, glassine outer wrapper, board chemise and slipcase, these toned and rubbed, 4to (280 x 225mm.), Paris, Antoine Roche, 1931
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
£10,200
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Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
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£10,200
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MAUROIS (ANDRÉ) Le Peseur d'âmes. Précédé d'un frontispice et suivi de huit illustrations de Francis Picabia, 'EXEMPLAIRE B/ IMPRIMÉ POUR MADAME GERMAINE EVERLING-PICABIA', being one of 6 'hors commerce' copies on japon impérial from an overall edition of 366 copies, INSCRIBED BY BOTH MAUROIS AND PICABIA TO THE ARTIST'S WIFE on the half-tile, with an A WATERCOLOUR SIGNED 'Picabia' and a typed letter signed by the publisher Antoine Roche loosely inserted, 9 full-page colour lithographs after Picabia by Daniel Jacomet, without the additional suite of plates referred to in the justification, 2 small abrasions on title, partially unopened in publisher's wrappers, glassine outer wrapper, board chemise and slipcase, these toned and rubbed, 4to (280 x 225mm.), Paris, Antoine Roche, 1931
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Danseuse étoile sur un transatlantique, 1913
Sold on Mar 23, 2021
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Painting
watercolour and brush and ink with pencil on board
53.34 x 74.93 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Description
FRANCIS PICABIA (1879-1953) signed and dated 'Picabia 1913' (lower right) and titled 'DANSEUSE ETOILE SUR UN TRANSATLANTIQUE' (upper right) watercolour and brush and ink with pencil on board 29 ½ x 21 ¾ in. (75 x 55.5 cm.) Executed in 1913
Danseuse étoile sur un transatlantique, 1913
watercolour and brush and ink with pencil on board
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Price not available
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53.34 x 74.93 cm
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Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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FRANCIS PICABIA (1879-1953) signed and dated 'Picabia 1913' (lower right) and titled 'DANSEUSE ETOILE SUR UN TRANSATLANTIQUE' (upper right) watercolour and brush and ink with pencil on board 29 ½ x 21 ¾ in. (75 x 55.5 cm.) Executed in 1913
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Baigneuse
Sold on Mar 23, 2021
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Painting
oil and Ripolin on paper laid down on canvas, Painted circa 1925-1926
74.93 x 104.14 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Description
FRANCIS PICABIA (1878-1953) signed 'FRANCIS PICABIA' (lower left) oil and Ripolin on paper laid down on canvas 41 x 29 ½ in. (104 x 75 cm.) Painted circa 1925-1926
Baigneuse
oil and Ripolin on paper laid down on canvas, Painted circa 1925-1926
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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Painting
74.93 x 104.14 cm
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Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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FRANCIS PICABIA (1878-1953) signed 'FRANCIS PICABIA' (lower left) oil and Ripolin on paper laid down on canvas 41 x 29 ½ in. (104 x 75 cm.) Painted circa 1925-1926
£595,800
Bords du Loing à Moret, effet du soleil, 1908
Sold on Mar 19, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
100.5 x 81.1 cm
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£595,800
Auction Sale
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed Picabia (lower left); signed F. Picabia, dated 1908 and titled on the stretcher oil on canvas 81.1 by 100.5cm., 32 by 39½in. Framed: 103 by 121cm., 40½ by 47⅝in. Painted in 1908.
Bords du Loing à Moret, effet du soleil, 1908
oil on canvas
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£595,800
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Painting
100.5 x 81.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£595,800
Description
signed Picabia (lower left); signed F. Picabia, dated 1908 and titled on the stretcher oil on canvas 81.1 by 100.5cm., 32 by 39½in. Framed: 103 by 121cm., 40½ by 47⅝in. Painted in 1908.
£100,800
Effet de brouillard sur les bords de la Loire à Candes, 1908
Sold on Mar 19, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
65.0 x 54.0 cm
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Realized Price
£100,800
Auction Sale
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from a Private European Collection  signed Picabia and dated 1908 (lower left); signed F. Picabia, titled and dated 1908 on the stretcher oil on canvas 54 by 65cm., 21¼ by 25⅝in. Painted in 1908.
Effet de brouillard sur les bords de la Loire à Candes, 1908
oil on canvas
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£100,800
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Painting
65.0 x 54.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£100,800
Description
Property from a Private European Collection  signed Picabia and dated 1908 (lower left); signed F. Picabia, titled and dated 1908 on the stretcher oil on canvas 54 by 65cm., 21¼ by 25⅝in. Painted in 1908.
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