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Auction: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale
was auctioned on: 29 June 2020
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Estimate: US$8,000,000 - US$12,000,000
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 1008, Views: 69

The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important EstateWIFREDO LAM1902 - 1982OMI OBINI Signed Wifredo Lam and dated 1943 (lower right)Oil on canvas72 by 49 in.182.9 by 124.5 cmPainted in 1943. ProvenanceL. Cabrera, HavanaOsuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.Galerie H. Odermatt-Ph.Cazeau, ParisAcquired from the above LiteratureJ. Pierre, “L’Humanisme magique de Wifredo Lam” in XX siècle, no. 29, Paris, December 1967, no. 33, illustrated n.p.Michel Leiris, Lam, Milan, 1970, no. 33, illustrated n.p.Alain Jouffroy Le Nouveau Nouveau monde de Lam, Altrouno, 1975, illustrated p. 36Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam Barcelona & Paris, 1976, no. 58, illustrated p. 60Lowery S. Sims “Syncretism and Syntax in the Art of Wifredo Lam” in Readings in Latin American Modern Art, Binghamton, 2004, pp. 93-94ExhibitedHavana, Lyceum, Lam, 1946, n.n.Washington, D.C., Pyramid Galleries, Wifredo Lam A Decade 1942-1952, Oil, Gouaches, Drawings, Graphics, 1963, n.n.Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum, Crosscurrents of Modernism, Four Latin American Pioneers: Diego Rivera Joaquín Torres-García Wifredo Lam Matta, 1992, no. 57, illustrated in color in the catalogueMadrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía & Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró Wifredo Lam 1992-93, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue Catalogue Note

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale
Date of the auction: 29 Jun 2020
Address: Sotheby's
New York