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Francis Picabia. I See Again in Memory My Dear Udnie. 1914, possibly begun 1913

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I See Again in Memory My Dear Udnie

Francis Picabia (French, 1879–1953)

1914, possibly begun 1913
Oil on canvas
8' 2 1/2" x 6' 6 1/4" (250.2 x 198.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Hillman Periodicals Fund
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, Paris. 1914 – at least 1930
Léonce Rosenberg (1879-1947), Galerie L’effort moderne, Paris. Purchased from the artist, by 1930 – [1947]
Léonce Rosenberg Estate, Paris. [1947 – ]
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Acquired from Léonce Rosenberg Estate, [?] – 1954
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Sidney Janis through Mrs. Kay Hillman, 1954

I still see in memory my beloved Udnie
Je vois en souvenir ma chère Udnie
[Je revois en souvenir ma chère Udnie]

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