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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 49

    Armando Morales (1927-2011)

    Selva tropical (xérophile) II

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Armando Morales (1927-2011)
    Selva tropical (xérophile) II
    signed and dated 'MORALES/91' (lower right)
    oil and beeswax on canvas
    23 5/8 x 28 3/4 in. (60 x 73 cm.)
    Painted in 1991.


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    Provenance

    Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris.
    Latin American Masters, Los Angeles.
    Anon. sale, Gary Nader, 10 January 1999, lot 33.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Armando Morales, Peintures, Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, 1991, no. 19 (illustrated in color).
    Exhibition catalogue, Doce Maestros Latinoamericanos, Mexico City, Galería López Quiroga, 1992, p. 30, no. 18 (illustrated in color).
    C. Loewer, Armando Morales: Monograph & Catalogue Raisonné, Volume II 1984-1993, Vaumarcus, ArtAcatos, 2010, p. 333, no. 1991.20 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Armando Morales, Peintures, 19 December 1991-January 1992, no. 19.
    Mexico City, Galería López Quiroga, Doce Maestros Latinoamericanos, 12 February 1992-30 January 1993, no. 18.