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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    René Portocarrero (1912-1985)

    Figura de perfil

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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.

    Provenance

    Jack and Suzanne Froggatt collection, Rancho Mirage, California (acquired directly from the artist in Havana in the late 1950s).
    Private collection, Scottsdale, Arizona (by descent from the above).