1902 - 1982
SI POSSIBLE (LA OFRENDA)
signed Wi LAM and dated 1955 (lower right)
oil and charcoal on canvas
105,8 x 101,8 cm; 41 5/8 x 40 in.
Painted in 1955.
Joseph Cantor Foundation, Indianapolis
Private collection, Miami
Sale: Christie's, New York, November 20, 1990, lot 45
Sale: Christie's, Paris, December 2, 2014, lot 30
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Indianapolis, John Herron Art Museum, 20th Century Painting and Sculpture, Cantor and Witzinger Collections, 1955, illustrated in the catalogue
Notre-Dame, University of Notre-Dame Art Gallery, Wifredo Lam, 1961, illutrated in the catalogue p. 32
Miami, Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture, Revistas cubanas, 1985
Lou Laurin-Lam, Wifredo Lam, Catalogue raisonné of the Painted Work, 1923-1960, vol. I, Lausanne, 1996, no. 55.31, illustrated pp. 169 et 460