• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    Tomás Sánchez (Cuban b. 1948)

    La luz sobre la cascada

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    Tomás Sánchez (Cuban b. 1948)
    La luz sobre la cascada
    signed and dated 'Tomás Sánchez 96' (lower right) signed and dated again and titled 'Tomás Sánchez, LA LUZ SOBRE LA CASCADA, 1996' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on canvas
    27¾ x 22 in. (70.5 x 55.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1996.


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    This work is sold with a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by the artist and dated 1 May 2009.

    I like to meditate before the landscape. That gives me a different perspective when I finally sit down to paint one. While other painters begin by intellectualizing nature, I think of myself recreating it

    Tomás Sánchez in an interview with Edward J. Sullivan, 2002.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Mexico City.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.