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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 99

    Joaquín Torres-García (1874-1949)

    Cabeza de hombre

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Joaquín Torres-García (1874-1949)
    Cabeza de hombre
    signed and dated 'J. TORRES-GARCIA, 1927' (along the upper edge)
    oil on canvas
    18¼ x 15 1/8 in. (46.4 x 38.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1927.


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    We are grateful to Cecilia de Torres for her assistance cataloguing this work.

    Provenance

    Alfredo Atreaga, Montevideo.
    R.A. Wiles, New York.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 19 May 1994, lot 94 (illustrated in color).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    C. de Torres and S.V. Temkin, "Cabeza de hombre, 1927, (1927.27)" in Joaquín Torres-García Catalogue Raisonné, http://http://torresgarcia.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=677, (accessed on 11 July 2016).