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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 99

    Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)

    Untitled

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    Estimate

    Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)
    Untitled
    Signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam 1972' (lower right) signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam 1972' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    28 x 23 1/4 in. (71 x 59 cm.)
    Painted in 1972.


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    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Lou Laurin-Lam, dated Paris, 25 March 2003 and numbered 03-09.
    We are grateful to Eskil Lam for his assistance cataloguing this work.

    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 27 June 2002, lot 265.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Surrealistas del nuevo mundo, Madrid, Galería Aele, 1973, (illustrated in color).
    L. Lam, Lam, Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II, 1961-1982, Lausanne, 2002, p. 388, no. 72.169 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Madrid, Galería Aele, Surrealistas del nuevo mundo, 1973.