25 - 26 May 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 25,000
René Portocarrero (1912-1985)
Figura de perfil
signed and dated 'PORTOCARRERO 48' (lower left) signed, dated and partially inscribed 'PORTOCARRERO 1948, e PERFIL' (on the verso)
pastel on paper laid on paper
22 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (56.5 x 41.3 cm.)
Executed in 1948.
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We are grateful to Fundación Arte Cubano for their assistance cataloguing this work.
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