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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 268

    Candido Portinari (Brazilian 1903-1962)

    Coro

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Candido Portinari (Brazilian 1903-1962)
    Coro
    signed and dated 'Portinari, Paz VI 55' (lower right)
    pastel and graphite on paper
    13 x 10½ in. (33 x 26.8 cm.)
    Executed in 1955.


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    We are grateful to the Projeto Portinari for their assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist.
    Private collection, Orvieto, Italy.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    Brochure, Empresa Brasileira de Correios e Telégrafos, Edital no. 15- 1986, International Year of Peace, Brasilia (illustrated).
    Projeto Portinari, Candido Portinari: Catalogue Raisonné Volume IV 1955 [2]> 1960, Rio de Janeiro, 2004, p. 119, no. 3660 (illustrated).