25 - 26 May 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 68,750
Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
Jose Leonilson (1957-1993)
signed and dated 'Leonilson SP 1985' (on the reverse)
acrylic on unstretched canvas
42 3/4 x 81 1/8 in. (109 x 206 cm.)
Painted in São Paulo in 1985.
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We are grateful to the Projeto Leonilson for their assistance cataloguing this work.
Galeria Thomas Cohn, São Paulo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM THE BRAZIL GOLDEN ART COLLECTION
Rio de Janeiro, Galeria Thomas Cohn, Leonilson, 14 March-7 April 7 1985.
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