Gonzalo Fonseca (Uruguayan 1922-1997)
Gonzalo Fonseca (Uruguayan 1922-1997)


Gonzalo Fonseca (Uruguayan 1922-1997)
incised and dated 'Fonseca 61' (upper left)
painted, incised cement relief
25¼ x 32¾ x 2 1/8 in. (64 x 83 x 5.4 cm.)
Executed in 1961.
Private collection, Portland.
Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, New York.
Cecilia de Torres Ltd., New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Exhibition catalogue, Gonzalo Fonseca Recent Works, Portland, Portland Art Museum, 1962, no. 42 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Mundos de Gonzalo Fonseca, Iris Peruga, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, 1994, p. 16, no. 9 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, M. C. Ramírez & H. Olea, Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2004, p. 77, no. 8 (illustrated in color).
Portland, Portland Art Museum, Gonzalo Fonseca Recent Works, 14 December 1962- 6 January 1963, no. 42.
New York, Cecilia de Torres, Ltd., A Latin American Metaphysical Perspective, October- December 2000.

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We are grateful to Mrs. Cecilia de Torres for her assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.

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