20 - 21 November 2012
Pedro Figari (Uruguayan 1861-1938)
signed and dated 'P.Figari 1932' (lower center) and inscribed 'CANDOMBE N.57' (on the reverse)
oil on board
9½ x 25¼ in. (24.1 x 64.1 cm.)
Painted in 1932.
Galería de la Matriz, Punta del Este.
Acquired from the above (1992).
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S. Oliver, Pedro Figari, Buenos Aires, Ediciones de Arte Gaglianone, 1984, p. 60, no. 49 (illustrated in color).
Montevideo, Salón Nacional de Bellas Artes, Exposición Pedro Figari, 1861-1938, August- September 1945, no. 352.
We are grateful to Mr. Fernando Saavedra Faget for his assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.
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