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Wifredo Lam

Animal Maïs

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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


300,000 - 400,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collector, Florida

Wifredo Lam

1902 - 1982

Animal Maïs

signed Wifredo Lam and dated 1944 (lower left) 

oil on paper laid down on canvas

19⅜ by 25½ in.

49.2 by 64.8 cm.

Executed in 1944. 

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York 
Galerie Fabien Boulakia, Paris (acquired from the above) 
Acquired from the above in October 1985 by the present owner 
Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Barcelona and Paris, 1976, no. 390, p. 233, illustrated 
Lucien Curzi, "Wifredo Lam: s'aboucher à l'invisible," L'Oeil, Lausanne, October 1985, p. 42, illustrated 
Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Barcelona and Paris, 1989, no. 422, p. 253, illustrated 
Lou Laurin-Lam and Eskil Lam, Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume I, 1923-1960, Paris, 1996, no. 44.75, p. 361, illustrated