René Portocarrero (1912-1985)
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René Portocarrero (1912-1985)

Brujo

Details
René Portocarrero (1912-1985)
Brujo
signed and dated 'Portocarrero 1945' (lower right)
tempera on paper laid down on cardboard
36 ½ x 27 ½ in. (93 x 70 cm.)
Painted in 1945.
Provenance
Cernuda Arte.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
R. Vázquez Díaz, Portocarrero, Madrid,Fundación Arte Cubano, 2015, p. 144 (illustrated in color).
Cernuda Arte, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume 8, Cernuda Arte Publications, (nd), p. 41 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited
Vero Beach, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Cuban Art and Identity, 1900-1950, 2013, p. 48, no. 51 (illustrated in color).
Port au Prince, Haiti, Centre D’Art, Les peintres modernes, 18 January -4 February 1945, no. 39.

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We are grateful to Fundación Arte Cubano for their assistance cataloguing this work.
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