Exhibitions/ Art Object

The Globe

Artist:
Francis Picabia (French, Paris 1879–1953 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1924–27
Medium:
Gouache, watercolor, graphite, and ink on paper
Dimensions:
19 1/2 x 21 in. (49.5 x 53.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.17
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower center): Francis Picabia; inscribed (lower right, on sign): HOTEL ANCIEN
the artist (until 1928; sold in 1928, through Marcel Duchamp, to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (1928–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

Galerie Briant-Robert, Paris. "Francis Picabia," November 11–30, 1927, no.44 (as "Hôtel ancien").

Intimate Gallery, New York. "Picabia Exhibition," April 19–May 11, 1928, no. 9 (as "Femme [sic] au glacier").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from the Alfred Stieglitz Collection," September 9–November 12, 1967, no catalogue (unnumbered checklist; as "No. 2 Global").

Paris. Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais. "Francis Picabia," January 23–March 29, 1976, no. 169 (as "Le globe—Hôtel ancien").

Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. "Francis Picabia," October 29–December 4, 1983, no. 78 (as "Nr. 2 Global").

Kunsthaus Zürich. "Francis Picabia," February 3–March 25, 1984, no. 78.

Moderna Museet, Stockholm. "Francis Picabia," April 7–May 27, 1984, no. 70 (as "Nr. 2 Global").

Valencia. IVAM, Centre Julio Gonzalez. "Francis Picabia: Máquinas y Españolas," October 5–December 3, 1995, unnumbered cat. (p. 114; as "Hôtel ancien [The Globe]").

Barcelona. Fundació Antoni Tàpies. "Francis Picabia: Máquinas y Españolas," December 19, 1995–March 3, 1996, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 20.

M. P. "The Art Galleries: A Good Run of New Spring Sap." New Yorker (May 5, 1928), pp. 73-74, as "the picture of the yellow ladies, 'Femme au glacier'".

William A. Camfield. Francis Picabia: His Art, Life and Times. Princeton, 1979, pp. 225, 228 n. 40, p. 291, no. 300, fig. 300.

Maria Lluïsa Borràs. Picabia. New York, 1985, p. 298 n. 42, pp. 324, 520, no. 445, fig. 619, as "Old Hotel".

Jessica Murphy in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 43, 48, 247, no. 20, ill. (color) pp. 48, 247.



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