28 - 29 May 2008
Fernando de Szyszlo (Peruvian b. 1925)
Puka Wamani II
signed 'Szyslo' (lower right) titled, inscribed and dated 'PUKA WAMANI, II, VILLA 69' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
47 3/8 x 47 3/8 in. (120.3 x 120.3 cm.)
Painted in 1969.
Galería Juan Martín, Mexico City.
Sergio Méndez, Los Angeles.
Anon. sale, Christie's, 17 November 1987, lot 88 (illustrated in color).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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