• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    Rene Portocarrero (Cuban 1912-1985)

    Ciudad

    Price Realised  

    Rene Portocarrero (Cuban 1912-1985)
    Ciudad
    signed and dated 'PORTOCARRERO, 1954' (lower left)
    oil and gouache on heavy paper laid down on canvas
    13 1/8 x 17 3/8 in. (33.3 x 44.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1954.


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    This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by Ramón Vázquez Díaz and José Veigas Zamora dated 26 March 2009.

    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 19 May 1993, lot 176 (illustrated).
    Acquired from the above.
    Odette Lavigne, Paris.
    Beatriz Asúnsolo, Mexico City.
    Bruno García, Miami.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Havana, Museo Nacional, Retrospectiva René Portocarrero, 1967, no. 223.