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Star Dancer and Her School of Dance

Artist:
Francis Picabia (French, Paris 1879–1953 Paris)
Date:
1913
Medium:
Watercolor and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
22 x 29 3/4 in. (55.9 x 75.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.12
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (upper left): DANSEUSE ETOILE/ ET SON ÉCOLE DANSE; signed and dated (lower right, in watercolor): Picabia 1913
the artist (in spring 1913 to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (1913–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

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