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Claudio Bravo

The Bacchanal

Auction Closed

May 20, 10:17 PM GMT


400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details


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

Claudio Bravo

1936 - 2011

The Bacchanal

signed Claudio Bravo and dated MCMLXXXI (lower left) 

oil on canvas

78 by 93½in.

199.5 by 239.3 cm.

Executed in 1981. 

Marlborough Gallery, New York
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Christie's New York, 28 May 1998, lot 52 (consigned by the above) 
Acquired from the above by the present owner 
Edward J. Sullivan, Claudio Bravo, New York, 1985, pp. 96 & 98, illustrated in color  
Paul Bowles & Mario Vargas Llosa, Claudio Bravo, Paintings and Drawings, New York, 1997, no. 93, n.p., illustrated in color
Paul Bowles, Francisco Calvo Serraller & Edward J. Sullivan, Claudio Bravo, Paintings and Drawings (1964/2004), New York, 2005, p. 97, illustrated in color