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C'est Fini: An Important Private Collection of Surrealist Art

Leonor Fini

L'homme aux masques or Portrait de Enrique Álvarez Félix

Auction Closed

June 30, 02:45 PM GMT

Estimate

60,000 - 80,000 GBP

Lot Details

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C'est Fini: An Important Private Collection of Surrealist Art

Leonor Fini

1908 - 1996

L'homme aux masques or Portrait de Enrique Álvarez Félix


signed Leonor Fini (lower right)

oil on canvas

61.3 by 38.2cm., 24⅛ by 15in.

Framed: 83.3 by 60cm., 32¾ by 23⅝in.

Painted in 1949.

Sale: Christie's, London, 25th June 2003, lot 210
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner 
Richard Overstreet & Neil Zukerman, Leonor Fini Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, vol. II, Zurich, 2021, no. 406, illustrated in colour p. 342
Venice, Palazzo Reale, Galleria dell'Ala Napoleonica, Leonor Fini, 1951, no. 20
Trieste, Museo Revoltella, Leonor Fini: L'Italienne de Paris, 2009
San Francisco, Weinstein Gallery, Leonor Fini—Une Grande Curiosité, 2009-10
New York, CFM Gallery, Leonor Fini: Paintings 1931-1987, 2010
Umeå, Bildmuseet, Leonor Fini. Pourquoi pas?, 2014
Utrecht, Centraal Museum, The Tears of Eros: Moesman, Surrealism and the Sexes, 2020
Reno, Lilley Museum of Art, University of Nevada, Leonor Fini. Not A Muse, An Artist, 2021