21 - 22 November 2006
Joaquin Torres Garcia (Uruguayan 1874-1949)
signed 'JTG' (lower left) and dated '31' (lower right), and inscribed 'An original drawing by J. Torres-Garcia of 1931. Cecilia de Torres' (on the verso)
ink and pencil on paper envelope
6 x 5 in. (15.2 x 12.5 cm.)
Executed in 1931.
Acquired from the estate of the artist.
Royal Marks Gallery, New York.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Latin American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, 29 May 1984, lot 84 (illustrated).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, Latin American Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture and Prints, Part II, 18 May 1995, lot 235 (illustrated in color).
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We are grateful to Mrs. Cecilia de Torres for confirming the authenticity of this work; to be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist.
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