• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23

    Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)

    Les Jumeaux

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)
    Les Jumeaux
    signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam 1944' (lower right)
    pastel and ink on paper laid down on canvas
    44½ x 32¼ in. (113 x 82 cm.)
    Executed in 1944.


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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
    Galerie Fabien Boulakia, Paris.
    Private collection, Paris.
    Guy Loudmer, Paris, 10 June 1990, lot 325.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    "Wifredo Lam", Cimaise, no. 177, Paris, 1985, p. 17 (illustrated in color).
    Exhibition catalogue, Wifredo Lam, Paris, Galerie Fabien Boulakia, 1985 (illusrtrated in color).
    Exhibition catalogue, Wifredo Lam, obra sobre papel, Barcelona, Fundació "la Caixa", 1993, p. 140, no. 62 (illustrated in color).
    L. Laurin-Lam and E. Lam, Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume I 1923-1960, Acatos, Lausanne, 1996, p. 360, no. 44.68 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Fabien Boulakia, Wifredo Lam, 1985.
    Barcelona, Fundació "la Caixa," Wifredo Lam, obra sobre papel, 1993, no. 62.