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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)

    Personnage

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)
    Personnage
    signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam 72' (lower right) signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam 72' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    18 1/8 x 15 in. (46 x 38 cm)
    Painted in 1972.


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    We are grateful to Eskil Lam for his assistance cataloguing this work.

    Provenance

    Anon sale, Cornette de Sain-Cyr, Art Moderne – Art Contemporain, 18 December 2003, lot 68.
    Anon sale, Christie’s, Paris, Art d’Après-Guerre et Contemporain, 30 May 2007, lot 445.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    L. Lam and E. Lam, Wifredo Lam, Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II, 1961-1982, Lausanne, Acatos, 2002, p. 371, no. 72.77 (illustrated).