19 - 20 November 2007,
Price realised USD 73,000
USD 35,000 - USD 45,000
Tomas Sanchez (Cuban b. 1948)
La luz y el río
signed 'Tomás Sánchez' (lower right) signed again and titled 'Tomás Sánchez, LA LUZ Y EL RIO' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1989.
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Acquired from the artist by the present owner.
Please note this lot is sold with a photo certificate signed by the artist and dated October 11, 2007.
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