25 - 26 May 2016,
Price realised USD 20,000
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
Pedro Figari (1861-1938)
signed 'P Figari' (lower left) ) titled ‘Pericón’ (on the verso)
oil on board
6 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. (16.5 x 25.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1930.
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Elena Faget Figari de la Force and dated 1990 and a certificate of authenticity signed by Fernando Saavedra Faget, dated 27 March 2014.
We are grateful to Mr. Fernando Saavedra Faget for his assistance confirming the authenticity of this work.
R. Ruano collection.
Estate of Lucien Finkelstein, Rio de Janeiro.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
S. Oliver, Pedro Figari, Buenos Aires, Ediciones de Arte Gaglianone, 1984, p. 19, no. 10 (illustrated in color).
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