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Francis Picabia. "M'Amenez-y". 1919-20

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Francis Picabia (French, 1879–1953)

Oil on cardboard
50 3/4 x 35 3/8" (129.2 x 89.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Helena Rubinstein Fund
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia (the painter’s wife)
Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966). Acquired by exchange from Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia in the 1930s – 1966
Estate of Jean Arp / Marguerite Hagenbach Arp (Jean Arp’s widow), Clamart, France, and Locarno-Solduno, Switzerland. Inherited, 1966 – 1968
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Madame Jean Arp, 1968

Peinture à l’huile de ricin
Take me There (Portrait with Castor Oil)
Take Me There [M'amenez-y]
"M'Amenez-y (Portrait à l’huile de ricin!)"

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