• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 120

    Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)

    Personnage 19/24

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)
    Personnage 19/24
    signed 'Wifredo Lam' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    19½ x 15¾ in. (49.5 x 40 cm.)
    Painted in 1972.


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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

    M.-P. Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, 1st ed., Barcelona/Paris, Polígrafa/Cercle d'Art, 1976, p. 181, no. 230 (illustrated in color).
    S. Gasch, Wifredo Lam a París, Barcelona, Polígrafa/Galería Joan Prats, 1976, p. 155, no. 72 (illustrated in color).
    L. Curzi, Wifredo Lam, Bologna, Edizioni Bora, 1978, p. 30, no. 32 (illustrated in color and on the cover).
    "Dialogue entre les peuples du monde", Cultures, no. 33, Paris, UNESCO, 1983 (illustrated in color).
    Exhibition catalogue, Wifredo Lam, Oeuvres de Cuba, Maison de L'Amérique Latine, Paris, 1989, p. 43 (illustrated).
    M.-P. Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, 2nd ed., Barcelona/Paris, Poligrafa/Cercle d'Art, 1989, p. 185, no. 230 (illustrated in color).
    L'Afrique entre l'Europe et l'Amérique, Paris, Éditions Unesco, 1995 (illustrated in color on the cover).
    M. López Blázquez, Wifredo Lam, 1902-1982, Madrid, Globus Comunicación, 1996, no. 61 (illustrated in color).
    Exhibition catalogue, Lam métis, Musée Dapper, Paris, 2001,
    p. 168, no. 84 (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. 373, no. 72.85 (illustrated).