Lot 109: LUIS CRUZ AZACETA, (AMERICAN/CUBAN, B. 1942), "JOURNEY IX"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
LUIS CRUZ AZACETA
(american/cuban, b. 1942)
Signed bottom left and signed, titled and dated 1991 verso, acrylic on canvas.
30 1/8 x 20 in. (76.5 x 50.8cm)
Private Collection, New York.
Christie''s, New York, "The Latin American Sale: Important Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture," May 29, 1998, lot 92.
Private Collection, New Jersey (acquired from the above sale).
With occasional faint surface soiling present. Also with a few stray flecks of light brown in the upper portion, possibly stray paint original to the working method. Some minor wear at the extreme corner edges. With a few subtle stains at the center left that may be the result of water droplets. Similar and more pronounced areas of soft staining, again possibly from water/moisture droplets, on the left and right hand sides of the boat. Otherwise generally in good, original condition.
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