22 - 23 November 2016,
Price realised USD 30,000
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
René Portocarrero (1912-1985)
signed and dated 'Portocarrero 66' (lower right)
oil on cardboard mounted on canvas
21 ½ x 14 ½ in. (54.6 x 36.8 cm.)
Painted in 1966.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
This work is accompanied with a certificate of authenticity from the Fundación Arte Cubano signed by José Veigas Zamora and Ramón Vázquez Díaz, dated 28 January 2011.
Alfredo Zayden Gallery, Miami.
Acquired from above by present owner.
Virgilio Garza, Head of Latin American Paintings, recounts the colourful story of this masterpiece by the great Mexican artist
Zoom in on these beautiful works on display in King Street until 8 March before they head to Paris, Beijing, Los Angeles, Shanghai and New York
Expert insights into a category witnessing a sharp rise in new buyers — illustrated with works from past and upcoming sales in New York
Why was the art of the ancient Mezcala civilisation so fascinating to the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ilya Prigogine?
On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life