• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)

    Composition

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)
    Composition
    signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam, 1976' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    23 5/8 x 19¾ in. (60 x 50.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1976.


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    Provenance

    Galerie Lelong, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    L. Curzi, Wifredo Lam, Bologna, Edizioni Bora, 1978, p. 26, no. 27 (illustrated in color).
    M.-P. Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, 2nd ed., Barcelona/Paris, Polígrafa/Cercle d'Art, 1989, 217, no. 281 (illustrated in color).
    L. Laurin-Lam and E. Lam, Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II 1961-1982, Acatos, Lausanne, 2002, p. 483, no. 76.14 (illustrated).