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Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)
Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)

Oiseau caraïbe

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Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)
Oiseau caraïbe
signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam, 1952' (lower right)
oil on burlap
28½ x 36 in. (72.4 x 91.4 cm.)
Painted in 1952.
Provenance
P. Éluard collection, Paris.
Galerie Maeght, Paris.
Private collection, Caracas.
Marta Gutierrez Fine Arts, Miami.
Galerie Jeanne Castel, Paris.
Galería Fernando Quintana, Bogotá.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Wifredo Lam, pintura y obra gráfica 1938-1976, Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, p. 27, no. 54 (illustrated).
L. Laurin-Lam and E. Lam, Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume I 1923-1960, Lausanne, Acatos, 1996, p. 443, no. 50.02 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Maeght, Lam, peintures récentes, 1953.
Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, Wifredo Lam, pintura y obra gráfica 1938-1976, 1986-87, no. 54.

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Lot Essay

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Lou Laurin-Lam, numbered 89-19 and dated Paris, 28 March 1989.
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