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

Tête (Femme-cheval)

Details
Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)
Tête (Femme-cheval)
pastel and graphite on paper laid on board
33 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (85 x 70 cm.)
Executed in 1942.
Provenance
Anon. sale, Guy Loudmer, Paris, 19 November 1989, lot 202.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Wifredo Lam: A Retrospective of Works on Paper, New York, Americas Society, 1992, n.p., no. 33 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Wifredo Lam: obra sobre papel, Barcelona, Fundació "la Caixa", 1993, p. 122, no. 40 (illustrated).
L. Laurin-Lam, Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume I 1923-1960, Acatos, Lausanne, 1996, p. 292 no. 42.03 (illustrated).
J. Leenhardt, Lam, Paris, HC Éditions, 2009, p. 71 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Americas Society, Wifredo Lam: A Retrospective of Works on Paper, 18 September - 20 December 1992. This exhibition also traveled to Barcelona, Fundació "la Caixa", 21 January - 28 March 1993.
Special notice

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Lot Essay

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


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