• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    Agustín Cárdenas (Cuban 1927- 2001)

    Tortuga

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Agustín Cárdenas (Cuban 1927- 2001)
    Tortuga
    signed, numbered and dated 'AC P/A, 1983-85' and stamped with foundry mark (on the bottom)
    bronze with black patina
    8½ x 17 x 7 in. (21.5 x 43 x 18 cm.)
    Executed in 1983-1985.
    Artist's proof.


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    Provenance

    Galería Durban Segnini, Caracas.
    Gary Nader, Miami, 7 January 1994, lot 90.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Agustín Cardenas: Marbles, Woods, Bronzes, Caracas, Galería Durban Segnini, 1990, p. 37 (another cast illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Caracas, Galería Durban Segnini, Agustín Cardenas: Marbles, Woods, Bronzes, August- September 1990.