28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 31,000
USD 25,000 - USD 30,000
Wifredo Lam (Cuban 1902-1982)
signed and dated 'Wifredo Lam, 1963' (lower left)
pastel and sanguine on Fabriano paper
28¼ x 21 in. (71.7 x 53.3 cm.)
Executed in 1963.
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This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by Lou Laurin-Lam dated Paris September 11, 2007 and numbered 07-22.
Private collection, Milan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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