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Wifredo Lam


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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


30,000 - 40,000 USD

Lot Details


Legendary Masters: The Brillembourg Capriles Collection

Wifredo Lam

1902 - 1982


signed Wifredo Lam, dated 1953, and dedicated Avec tout mon amitie, pour Nino Pesectto, Albisola Mare 6-10-1964 (lower right) 

charcoal and pencil on paper

19¼ by 25⅜ in.

48.9 by 64.5 cm.

Executed in 1953.

Nino Pesectto, Albisola Mare (acquired as a gift from the artist in 1964) 
Antonello di Meo, Paris (acquired from the above) 
Marta Gutiérrez Fine Arts, Miami
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1986 
New York, Americas Society, Wifredo Lam: A Retrospective of Works on Paper, 1992 
Barcelona, Fundació la Caixa, Wifredo Lam: Obra sobre paper, 1993, no. 60, p. 54, illustrated in color 
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from The Brillembourg Capriles Collection, 2013, no. 44, pp. 125 and 241, illustrated in color and in detail on the frontispiece