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Wifredo Lam

Yo soy la luz

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November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


300,000 - 400,000 USD

Lot Details


An Artistic Vision: Property of a Distinguished Chicago Collection

Wifredo Lam

1902 - 1982

Yo soy la luz

signed W. Lam and dated 1970 (lower left); signed W. Lam, titled and dated 1970 (on the reverse)

oil and charcoal on canvas

29 by 36 1/4 in.

73.7 by 92.1 cm.

Executed in 1970.

Private Collection, Europe (acquired directly from the artist)
Sotheby's London, 23 October 2001, lot 534 (consigned by the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Lou Laurin-Lam and Eskil Lam, Wifredo Lam, Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II 1961-1982, Lausanne, 2002, cat. 70.82, p. 342, illustrated & no. 24, p. 139, illustrated in color