WIFREDO LAM | OMI OBINI
The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate
WIFREDO LAM | OMI OBINI
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WIFREDO LAM | OMI OBINI

Estimate: 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 USD
The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate

WIFREDO LAM | OMI OBINI

Estimate: 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 USD
Lot sold:9,603,800USD

Description

The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate

WIFREDO LAM

1902 - 1982

OMI OBINI


Signed Wifredo Lam and dated 1943 (lower right)

Oil on canvas

72 by 49 in.

182.9 by 124.5 cm

Painted in 1943. 

Provenance

L. Cabrera, Havana

Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Galerie H. Odermatt-Ph.Cazeau, Paris

Acquired from the above 

Literature

J. Pierre, “L’Humanisme magique de Wifredo Lam” in XX siècle, no. 29, Paris, December 1967, no. 33, illustrated n.p.

Michel Leiris, Lam, Milan, 1970, no. 33, illustrated n.p.

Alain Jouffroy, Le Nouveau Nouveau monde de Lam, Altrouno, 1975, illustrated p. 36

Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Barcelona & Paris, 1976, no. 58, illustrated p. 60

Lowery S. Sims “Syncretism and Syntax in the Art of Wifredo Lam” in Readings in Latin American Modern Art, Binghamton, 2004, pp. 93-94

Exhibited

Havana, Lyceum, Lam, 1946, n.n.

Washington, D.C., Pyramid Galleries, Wifredo Lam: A Decade 1942-1952, Oil, Gouaches, Drawings, Graphics, 1963, n.n.

Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum, Crosscurrents of Modernism, Four Latin American Pioneers: Diego Rivera, Joaquín Torres-García, Wifredo Lam, Matta, 1992, no. 57, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía & Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró, Wifredo Lam, 1992-93, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue