28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 29,800
USD 30,000 - USD 40,000
Pedro Figari (Uruguayan 1861-1938)
Rincón de negros
signed 'P. Figari' (lower center) titled and dated 'Rincón de negros, 1929' (on the reverse)
oil on board
13¾ x 19 5/8 in. (35 x 50 cm.)
Painted in 1929.
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We are grateful to Mr. Fernando Saavedra for his assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.
Private collection, São Paulo.
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