19 - 20 November 2007,
Price realised USD 17,500
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
Jose Cuneo (Uruguayan 1887-1977)
signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Cuneo, FLORIDA, 1931' (lower left and again on the reverse) also signed with certification stamp (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
21 1/8 x 25 5/8 in. (53.6 x 65 cm.)
Painted in 1931.
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Galería Moretti Ltda., Montevideo.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, November 22-23, 1993, lot 180 (illustrated in color).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, May 29-30, 1997, lot 134 (illustrated in color).
Private collection, New York.
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