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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Francis Picabia, French, 1879–1953

Prostitution universelle (Universal Prostitution)

1916–17

Black ink, tempera, and metallic paint on cardboard

74.5 × 94.2 cm (29 5/16 × 37 1/16 in.)
framed: 76.2 × 95.89 cm (30 × 37 3/4 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
1941.635
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Gift of Marcel Duchamp, 1924

Bibliography: 

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 181, ill.

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