23 - 24 May 2006,
Price realised USD 8,400
USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
Guillermo Conte (Argentinian B. 1956)
signed and dated 'Conte 1996 San Jose, Costa Rica' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas with enamel
72½ x 56 in. (184 x 142 cm.)
Painted in 1996.
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Acquired from the artist.
Private collection, New York.
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