• Latin American Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2320

    Latin American Sale

    26 - 27 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    Oswaldo Vigas (Venezuelan b. 1926)

    Ceremonial

    Price Realised  

    Oswaldo Vigas (Venezuelan b. 1926)
    Ceremonial
    signed and dated 'VIGAS, 87' (lower right) signed and dated again and titled 'CEREMONIAL, VIGAS 87' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    74 7/8 x 55 in. (190 x 140 cm.)
    Painted in 1987.


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner (1989).


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Oswaldo Vigas: Ceremoniales, Obras Recientes, Centro Armitano Arte, Caracas, 1989, no. 1 (illustrated in color on the cover).
    Exhibition catalogue, Oswaldo Vigas de 1952 à 1993, Paris, Hôtel de la Monnaie, 1993, p. 82, no. 63 (illustrated in color).
    G. Diehl, Oswaldo Vigas, Armitano Editores C.A., Caracas, 1993,
    p. 209, no. 162 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Caracas, Centro Armitano Arte, Oswaldo Vigas: Ceremoniales, Obras Recientes, September- October 1989, no. 1.
    Paris, Hôtel de la Monnaie, Oswaldo Vigas de 1952 à 1993, 15 September- 10 October 1993, no. 63.