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Wifredo Lam (1902 - 1982)

Lot 85: WIFREDO LAM

Sotheby's

February 8, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Executed circa 1944.

gouache, ink and oil on paper laid down on canvas

Dimensions

63 by 96cm.

24 3/4 by 37 3/4 in.

Date

1902-1982

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie du Dragon and Galerie Weiler, Art cubain contemporain, 1961, illustrated in the catalogue
Basel, Kunsthalle, Wifredo Lam Malerei, Vic Gentils Bildhauerei, 1966, no. 22
Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Stockholm, Moderna Museet and Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Wifredo Lam, 1966-67, no. 18
Lyon, ELAC, Permanence du regard surréaliste, 1920-1981, mouvement Phases, 1981, no. 134, illustrated in the catalogue
Madrid, Museo Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Homenaje a Wifredo Lam 1902-1982, 1982-83
Brussels, Musée d'Ixelles and Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Wifredo Lam, 1983, no. 74, illustrated in the catalogue
Paris, Fabien Boulakia, Wifredo Lam, 1985, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature

Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Paris, 1976, no. 67, illustrated in colour p. 64 (with incorrect medium)
'Wifredo Lam', in Cimaise, no. 177, Paris, September-October 1985, illustrated in colour p. 26
Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Barcelona, 1986, no. 46, illustrated in colour p. 62 (with incorrect medium)
Lou Laurin-Lam, Wifredo Lam. Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, 1923-1960, Lausanne, 1996, vol. I, no. 44.76, illustrated p. 362

Provenance

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION

La Cour d'Ingres, Paris (acquired from the artist in the early 1960s)
Thence by descent to the present owner

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