26 February 2019 | London | full auction details
Representing the Surrealist Art Evening sale, this remarkable oil by Francis Picabia dates from the crucial early years of Surrealism. The monumental Atrata, with its complex overlapping imagery and historical references, is one of the most stunning examples of the artist’s celebrated series of Transparences executed in the late 1920s. The sale will also feature a selection of paintings, works on paper and objects by artists including Magritte, Duchamp, Miró, Ernst and Arp.
Atrata, circa 1929