25 - 26 May 2016
René Portocarrero (1912-1985)
signed and dated 'PORTOCARRERO 58' (lower right)
casein on board
14 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (37.7 x 27.5 cm.)
Painted in 1958.
Jack and Suzanne Froggatt collection, Rancho Mirage, California (acquired directly from the artist in Havana in the late 1950s).
Private collection, Scottsdale, Arizona (by descent from the above).
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