28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 4,750
USD 3,500 - USD 4,500
Gabriel Messil (Argentinian 1934-1986)
titled, dated and signed 'RECORRIDO, BUENOS AIRES 1977, GMessil' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
47 x 47 in. (120 x 120 cm.)
Painted in 1977.
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Please note this lot is offered without a reserve
This lot is offered without reserve.
Galería Garcés Velásquez, Bogotá.
Private collection, New York.
Virgilio Garza, Head of Latin American Paintings, recounts the colourful story of this masterpiece by the great Mexican artist
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