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Self-Portrait

A work made of gouache, pen and black ink, and black crayon on cream wove paper.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of gouache, pen and black ink, and black crayon on cream wove paper.

Date:

c. 1929

Artist:

Francis Picabia
French, 1879-1953

About this artwork

While Picabia was considered the public face of the Dada movement, and his earliest acclaimed works reflect Cubist influences, in the 1920s he turned to a figurative style. Between 1928 and 1932, he developed a body of work, called Transparencies, featuring multiple layers of transparent images, full of wistfulness and melancholy.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Francis Picabia

Title

Self-Portrait

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1929

Medium

Gouache, pen and black ink, and black crayon on cream wove paper

Dimensions

63 × 48.3 cm (24 13/16 × 19 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Margaret Fisher Endowment

Reference Number

2001.323

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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