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    Sale 2173

    Latin American Sale

    28 - 29 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 158

    Mariano Rodríguez (Cuban 1912-1990)

    Girasol

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mariano Rodríguez (Cuban 1912-1990)
    Girasol
    signed and dated 'Mariano 58' (lower right) and titled 'Girasol' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    25 x 35 in. (63.5 x 89 cm.)
    Painted in 1958.


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    We are grateful to Alejandro Rodríguez for confirming the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Gift from the artist.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Mariano, Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, 1958, no. 7.
    F. Pita Rodríguez, "Mariano: magia y creación," El Universal, Caracas, June 1958.


    Exhibited

    Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, Mariano, 8 June, 1958. This exhibition later traveled to Maracaibo, Centro de Bellas Artes, July 1958.