LEONORA CARRINGTON | LA VÍRGEN MORENA
 LEONORA CARRINGTON | LA VÍRGEN MORENA
 LEONORA CARRINGTON | LA VÍRGEN MORENA
 LEONORA CARRINGTON | LA VÍRGEN MORENA
 LEONORA CARRINGTON | LA VÍRGEN MORENA
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The Sleep of Reason Part II: A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online

LEONORA CARRINGTON | LA VÍRGEN MORENA

Estimate: 400 - 600 USD

The Sleep of Reason Part II: A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online

LEONORA CARRINGTON | LA VÍRGEN MORENA

Estimate: 400 - 600 USD

Lot Sold:8,750USD
(39 bids, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

LEONORA CARRINGTON (1917-2011)

LA VÍRGEN MORENA


Signed Leonora Carrington (lower left); dated July 16 1973 No I (lower right); titled and dedicated For Jean and Julien love from Leonora (lower center) and extensively inscribed 

Aquatint and ink on paper

14 by 11 in. (35.6 by 27.9 cm)

Frame: 24¼ by 21⅜ in. (61.6 by 54.3 cm)


We are grateful to Dr. Harold Gabriel Weisz Carrington for confirming the authenticity of this work. 

Condition Report

This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is mounted with photo corners at all four corners. Some studio staining scattered throughout. Otherwise, fine.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Julien & Jean Levy, New York (a gift from the artist)

Gallery of Surrealism, New York

Brewster Arts Limited, New York (acquired by 1998)

Acquired from the above in 2005

The Sleep of Reason Part II | A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online
Online bidding closed18 Nov 2019 | 07:59 PM GMT