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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    Oswaldo Vigas (1926-2014)

    Personagreste XI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Oswaldo Vigas (1926-2014)
    Personagreste XI
    signed and dated 'Vigas, 63' (lower right) signed, dated, an titled 'VIGAS, 63, Personagreste XI' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    45 1/2 x 35 in. (115.6 x 88.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1963.


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    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Fundación Oswaldo Vigas, signed by Lorenzo Vigas.

    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Mérida, Paris, Caracas: Oswaldo Vigas, peintures, La Seyne-sur-Mer, Villa Tamaris Centre d'Art, 2011, p. 128 (illustrated in color).
    B. Rodríguez, Oswaldo Vigas, Caracas, Fundación Oswaldo Vigas, Editorial Arte, 2012, p. 41 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    La Seyne-sur-Mer, Villa Tamaris Centre d'Art, Mérida, Paris, Caracas: Oswaldo Vigas, peintures, 26 March-27 April, 2011.
    Caracas, Galería Arte Ascaso, Vigas en París: Obra de los años sesenta, June-August 2008.
    Bogotá, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Oswaldo Vigas 1943-1973, 18 May-15 June 1973.