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Artist: Francis Picabia, French, 1879–1953

Midi (Promenade des Anglais)

1924–25

Oil, feathers, macaroni, and leather on canvas in a snakeskin frame by Pierre Legrain

55.25 x 99.7 cm (21 3/4 x 39 1/4 in.) framed: 77.47 x 136.53 x 19.05 cm (30 1/2 x 53 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
1941.634
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 4-5, ill.

Francoise Forster-Hahn, French and School of Paris Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1968), 20.

Ruth L. Bohan, The Société Anonyme’s Brooklyn Exhibition: Katherine Dreier and Modernism in America (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Research Press, 1982), 154, fig. 21.

Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 529, no. 552, ill.

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 122, fig. 1.

George Baker, “Leather and Lace,” October 131 (Winter 2010): 120–49, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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