28 - 29 May 2008
PROPERTY OF A SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTOR
Mario Carreño (Cuban 1913-1999)
signed and dated 'Carreño 58' (lower right)
gouache on board
25 x 17 in. (64 x 43 cm.)
Painted in 1958.
Private collection, Brussels.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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