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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 172

    Mario Carreño (Cuban 1913-1999)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Mario Carreño (Cuban 1913-1999)
    Untitled
    signed and dated 'Carreño 58' (lower right)
    gouache on board
    25 x 17 in. (64 x 43 cm.)
    Painted in 1958.


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    The work is a sketch for the bar mural at Viña del Mar Casino in Chile. The mural was torn down during the renovation of the casino in 1960.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Brussels.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTOR