19 - 20 November 2008,
Price realised USD 2,500
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
Juan Gil García (Cuban 1879-1932)
signed and dated 'J. Gil García , 1926' (lower right)
oil on canvas
40 1/8 x 20 1/8 in. (102 x 51 cm.)
Painted in 1926.
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Please note this lot is offered without a reserve
This lot is offered without reserve.
Private collection, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Virgilio Garza, Head of Latin American Paintings, recounts the colourful story of this masterpiece by the great Mexican artist
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