Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF WALLACE CAMPBELL
Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)

El gallo y la gallina

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Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)
El gallo y la gallina
signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam, 1955' (lower left)
ink and gouache on canvas
24 ¼ x 31 in. (62 x 79 cm.)
Painted in 1955.
Provenance
Mr. & Mrs. Bernard F. Gimbel, Greenwich.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 20 May 1986, lot 29.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
M.-P. Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, First Edition, Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona, 1976, p. 237, no. 457 (illustrated, titled Dos and incorrectly dated 1956).
M.-P. Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Second Edition, Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona, 1989, p. 257, no. 489 (illustrated, titled Two and incorrectly dated 1956).
L. Laurin-Lam and E. Lam, Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume I, 1923-1960, Lausanne, Acatos, 1996, p. 459, no. 55.28 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, The American Federation of Arts, Cuban Painting Today, September 1956-September 1957, no. 20. This exhibition travelled to Atlanta, Atlanta Public Library; Nashville, Fisk University; Georgetown, TX, Southwestern University; Indianapolis, John Herron Institute; Pittsburgh, Chatahn College; Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi Art Foundation; and Houston, Foley's.

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