18 - 19 November 2003
Mario Carreño (Cuban 1913-1999)
signed and dated 'Carreño 45' (lower left)
oil on board
24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.)
Painted in 1945.
Perls Galleries, New York.
James Q. Thrasher, New York.
Antonio Blanco collection, Caracas.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, Latin American Art, November 25-26, 1997, lot 55 (illustrated in color).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, Latin American Art, May 2000, lot 28 (illustrated in color).
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New York, Perls Galleries, Mario Carreño: Recent Paintings, November 5-December 11, 1945, n.p., n. 10.
San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, Six Latin American Artists, May 10-June 2, 1946.
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