28 - 29 May 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 18,750
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
Kazuya Sakai (Argentinian 1927-2001)
Banshee Henry Cowell
signed and titled 'Kazuya Sakai, Banshee Henry Cowell' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas mounted on wood support
40 1/8 x 59 7/8 x 11 3/8 in. (102 x 152 x 29 cm.) when hung horizontally
Painted in 1979.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Tel: +1 212 636 2150
This work can be oriented vertically or horizontally and is double-sided. The image shown at left is the painted underside of the work, which is visible as it protrudes from the wall at an angle.
Acquired from the artist.
Window South collection, Menlo Park, California.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
The exiled Cuban artist talks about his lush tropical landscapes, meeting Fidel Castro, and seeing his paintings burned by gove..
Specialist Virgilio Garza introduces five artists who have shaped the region’s art history, as seen at Christie’s L..
Expert insights into a category witnessing a sharp rise in interest — illustrated with works from our November sale