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Spirit of a Young Girl

A work made of brush and black ink, pen and brown ink, graphite, and blue wash on off-white wove paper, laid down on board.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of brush and black ink, pen and brown ink, graphite, and blue wash on off-white wove paper, laid down on board.

Date:

1918

Artist:

Francis Picabia
French, 1878–1953

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Francis Picabia

Title

Spirit of a Young Girl

Origin

France

Date

Made 1918

Medium

Brush and black ink, pen and brown ink, graphite, and blue wash on off-white wove paper, laid down on board

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, upper, in brush and brown ink: "ESPRiT DE JEUNE FiLLE"; signed, dated, and dedicated at lower right, in pen and brown ink: "au Docteur BrunnSCHWeiLER/malgré sa defense /F. Picaba/Lausanne 11 mars 1918"; verso, upper left, in graphite: "D355"; upper right corner in graphite: "5" [encircled]; lower left, in graphite: "37091"; lower right, in black ball point pen: "#9003"; lower right, in graphite: "…sfr. 80" [partially covered]

Dimensions

488 × 344 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

2012.88

Copyright

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

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