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    Sale 2017

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 354

    Horacio Torres (Italian/Uruguayan, 1924-1976)

    Seated nude on blue background

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Horacio Torres (Italian/Uruguayan, 1924-1976)
    Seated nude on blue background
    signed and dated 'Horacio Torres. 1973' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    50 x 46 in. (127 x 116.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago.
    Acquired from the above by the previous owner, 1974.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. GERHARD STRAUS
    (LOTS 341-355)


    Exhibited

    Boston, Museum of Fine Arts of Boston, Horacio Torres, 9 January-3 March 1974, no. 11 (illustrated in color).