22 - 23 May 2012
René Portocarrero (Cuban 1912-1985)
signed and dated 'PORTOCARRERO, 80' (lower left)
gouache on paper
28¼ x 20¼ in. (71.8 x 51.4 cm.)
Executed in 1980.
Acquired from the artist, Havana (circa 1970s).
Private collection, Toronto.
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We are grateful to the Fundación Arte Cubano, Madrid, Spain for its assistance in cataloguing this work.
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