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Legendary Masters: The Brillembourg Capriles Collection

Wifredo Lam


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November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


120,000 - 180,000 USD

Lot Details


Legendary Masters: The Brillembourg Capriles Collection

Wifredo Lam

1902 - 1982


signed Wifredo Lam and dated 5-42 (lower right) 

gouache on paper laid down on canvas

36¼ by 28⅛ in.

92 by 71.4 cm.

Executed in 1942.

Private Collection, Havana 
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from the above)
Dr. J. Salazar Meneses, Caracas (acquired from the above)
Estudio Actual, Caracas (acquired from the above)
CDS Gallery, New York (acquired from the above)
Private Collection, United States (acquired from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Barcelona/Paris, 1976, no. 345, p. 231, illustrated
Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Barcelona/Paris, 1989, no. 377, p. 251, illustrated
Lou Laurin-Lam and Eskil Lam, Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, vol. I, 1923-1960, Paris, 1996, no. 42.04, p. 292, illustrated 

New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Lam: Paintings, 1942
New York, CDS Gallery, Inaugural Exhibition, 1981, no. 29, illustrated
Milwaukee, Haggerty Museum of Art; Miami, Miami Museum of Art; Long Beach, Museum of Latin American Art; St. Petersburg, Salvador Dalí Museum, Wifredo Lam in North America, 2007-09, no. 20, p. 93, illustrated in color
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from the Brillembourg Capriles Collection, 2013, pl. 43, p. 123, illustrated in color