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    Sale 2173

    Latin American Sale

    28 - 29 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    Emiliano di Cavalcanti (Brazilian 1897-1976)

    Baianas

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Emiliano di Cavalcanti (Brazilian 1897-1976)
    Baianas
    signed 'E di Cavalcanti' (lower right)
    inscribed by the late owner in 1965 along the back stretcher bars:
    'GIFT TO FRANK AND MARY LINDER, FROM THE EMPLOYEES OF J. WALTER THOMPSON CO. RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL, AFTER SERVING AS MANAGER 1954-1959, DI CAVALCANTI CONSIDERED BRAZIL'S GREATEST LIVING PAINTER, CHOSEN BY MARY + FRANK LINDER IN DI CAVALCANTI'S STUDIO IN RIO'
    oil on canvas
    18 x 10 5/8 in. (45.7 x 27 cm.)
    Painted in 1959.


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    This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist and dated March 6, 1959 Rio de Janeiro, on letterhead from the J. Thompson Company Do Brasil.

    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist.
    Gift to Frank and Mary Linder from the employees of J. Walter Thompson Co. Rio de Janeiro (1959).
    By descent to the present owner, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.