Lot 34
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Joaquín Torres-García (1874-1949)

4,000 - 6,000 USD
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  • Joaquín Torres-García
  • Constructif 
  • The first ink and pencil on paper, the second ink on paper
  • Unframed: 3 1/4 by 4 1/8 in.; 8.3 by 10.5 cm
  • Executed in 1927.
signed with artist initials lower left, also dated "27" lower right;
ink and graphite on paper


Estate of Royal S. Marks, New York
Acquired from the above 


London, Hayward Gallery, Torres-García: Grid-Pattern-Sign, Paris-Montevideo 1924-1944, November 14, 1985 - February 23, 1986, no. 3, p. 22, illustrated 
Biarritz, Espace Bellevue, Passion et raison d'un esprit constructif, une conquête de l'art d'Amèrique Latine: Oeuvres de la Fundación Daniela Chappard, June 27 - September 30, 2006, no. 24, p. 55, illustrated in color 


This work is in good condition overall. The media layer is stable. The sheet has been affixed to the mat on the reverse in each of the upper corners. Inscribed on the reverse "An original drawing of J. Torres-García of 1927" and signed "Cecilia de Torres."
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