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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    Joaquín Torres-García (1874-1949)

    Cabezas de hombre y mujer a siete tonos (also known as Iniciación del drama-cabezas de hombre mujer a siete tonos)

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    Joaquín Torres-García (1874-1949)
    Cabezas de hombre y mujer a siete tonos (also known as Iniciación del drama-cabezas de hombre mujer a siete tonos)
    signed 'JTG' (upper left) and dated '47' (upper right)
    oil on cardboard
    12 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (31.8 x 41.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1947.


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    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Joaquín Torres-García Archive of Alejandra, Aurelio and Claudio Torres, signed by Alejandra Torres and dated 31 December 2015.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Ifigenia Torres Piña, Montevideo.
    Estate of Ifigenia Torres Piña, Montevideo.
    Collection Alejandra, Aurelio and Claudio Torres.
    Private collection.


    Literature

    C. de Torres and S.V. Temkin, "Cabezas de hombre y mujer a siete tonos, 1947 (1947.36)" in Joaquín Torres-García Catalogue Raisonné, http://www.torresgarcia.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=2121, (accessed on March 25, 2016).


    Exhibited

    Montevideo, Salon del Ateneo de Montevideo, 222 obras retrospectivas y recientes J. Torres-García, April 1947, no. 68.