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PARTIAL SELECTIONS OF RECENT ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES - APRIL 2019

Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Untitled [Personage at Dusk]
(Sin Título [Personaje al Anochecer])

Wifredo Lam
1972
oil on canvas
17 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches
SOLD IN 30 DAYS

Provenance:
Galleria D’Arte Ciak, Rome, Italy;
Private Collection, Guadalajara, Mexico.

This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity issued by
Galleria D’Arte Ciak, Rome, Italy, dated October 1974.

This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by
Madame Lou Laurin Lam, dated September 21, 2005, no 05-26.

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte,
Coral Gables, Florida, page 56.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Key Biscayne, Florida.


Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Young Lady in Profile
(Muchacha de Perfil)

René Portocarrero
1964
oil on canvas
33 x 22 3/4 inches
SOLD

Signed and dated ‘Portocarrero 64’ on the lower right,
signed and dated again and inscribed with the title on the reverse.

Exhibited in the show René Portocarrero, Museo de Arte Moderno, May 1965,
Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico, and illustrated in the corresponding exhibition catalog, no. 6.

Exhibited and sold at Christie’s New York, November 1994, lot no. 160,
and illustrated in the corresponding catalog, pg. 80.

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte,
Coral Gables, Florida, page 42.



Cuban Art Mario Carreño
Peasants
(Paysannes)

Mario Carreño
1942
oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 30 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Pierre Paillére, purchased from the Centre d’art, January 22, 1945,
thence by descent to present owner.

Exhibited in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Centre d’art, Les Peintres Modernes Cubains,
January 18 – February 4, 1945, no. 6.

Illustrated in Gerald Bloncourt and Marie-José Nadal-Gardére, La Peinture Haïtienne,
Nathan, Paris, 1986, page 72.

Roberto Stephenson and Marie-Louise Fouchard, Intérieurs d’Haiti,
printed in China, page 43.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Far Hills, New Jersey.


Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Untitled [Two Young Women]
(Sin Título [Dos Jóvenes])

Wifredo Lam
1939
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
24 1/2 x 18 1/4 inches
SOLD

This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by Monsieur Eskil Lam,
Paris, Dated November 12, 2018, no. 18.29.

Will be illustrated in the upcoming Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Seventeen,
to be published in December 2019.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Aventura, Florida.


Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Young Women with Umbrella and Cat
(Jóvenes con Sombrilla y Gato)

Víctor Manuel García
ca 1940
oil on canvas
26 x 20 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Manuel Abelén, Vice-Consul of Brazil in Cuba, and his wife, Elena Rodríguez de Abelén
who acquired it from the artist in the 1940's. Thence by descent to their nephew and niece,
Mr. René Rodríguez and Helen Lily Harbour.

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Sixteen, Cernuda Arte,
Coral Gables, Florida, page 26.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Far Hills, New Jersey.


Cuban Art Cundo Bermúdez
Havana Quartet
(Cuarteto Habanero)

Cundo Bermúdez
1991
lithograph, 100/100
30 x 42 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Collection of Martha Burr, niece of the artist.


Cuban Art Raúl Milián
Coexistence
(Coexistencia)

Raúl Milián
1954
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
15 x 11 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Collection of Ray and Nicholas Wells, Provincetown, Massachusetts,
thence by descent to previous owner.


Cuban Art Alfredo Sosabravo
Woman with Cat, 6/9
(Mujer con Gato)

Alfredo Sosabravo
1999
Murano glass sculpture
23 x 15 x 16 inches
SOLD

This sculpture (different number) is illustrated in the catalog, Sosabravo,
National Award of Plastic Arts, Galería La Acacia, October 2000, n.n.

This artwork was exhibited in the show, Sosabravo, Master of Today, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, 2005, and illustrated in the exhibition catalog, n.n.

Also illustrated in the book Sosabravo, Las Tres Dimensiones,
Alejandro Alonso, 2005, page 159.

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eight, Cernuda Arte,
Coral Gables, Florida, page 91.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Fisher Island, Florida.


Cuban Art Roberto Fabelo
Sky, Land and Sea I,
(Cielo, Tierra y Mar I)

Roberto Fabelo
2015
crayon on heavy paper
43 1/4 x 29 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE



Cuban Art Manuel Mendive
Face
(Rostro)

Manuel Mendive
2015
bronze sculpture, 7 of 7
12 x 5 3/4 x 25 3/4 inche
SOLD

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Fourteen, Cernuda Arte,
Coral Gables, Florida, page 130.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Aventura, Florida.


Cuban Art Flora Fong
Caribbean Throne,
(Trono en El Caribe)

Flora Fong
2010
oil on canvas
63 x 50 7/8 inches
AVAILABLE

Exhibited in Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art, Chinese American Museum,
Los Angeles, California, September 15, 2017 – March 11, 2018.


Cuban Art Miguel Florido
My Alter Ego
(Mi Alter Ego)

Miguel Florido
2018-19
mixed media on canvas
71 x 51 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Joel Besmar
Sundown in Babel
(Atardecer en Babel)

Joel Besmar
2019
oil on canvas
78 1/2 x 57 1/2 inches
SOLD IN 30 DAYS

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Dallas, Texas.


Cuban Art Danuel Méndez
The Girl with the Red Face II
(La Niña con la Cara Roja II)

Danuel Méndez
2019
oil on canvas
20 x 30 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Cuban Art Vicente Hernández
A Palm Tree in Paris
(Una Palma en París)

Vicente Hernández
2018
mixed media on canvas
61 x 19 1/2 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Cliffside Park, New Jersey.


Cuban Art Sandro De La Rosa
Go With The Flow
(Sigue la Corriente)

Sandro De La Rosa
2019
oil on canvas
47 3/4 x 83 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Miguel Florido
You in My Thoughts
(Tú en Mi Pensamiento)

Miguel Florido
2018-19
oil on canvas
13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Coral Gables, Florida.


Cuban Art Giosvany Echevarría
A Still Moment
(Un Momento Apacible)

Giosvany Echevarría
2019
oil on canvas
35 1/4 x 47 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Jorge Luis Santos
Bingo #2
(Bingo #2)

Jorge Luis Santos
2015
mixed media on canvas
24 x 24 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Peasant Woman
(Campesina)

Wifredo Lam
1927
graphite on heavy paper laid down on board
24 x 18 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Paris, France.

Exhibited in Wifredo Lam, Obra Sobre Paper, Centre Cultural de la Fundació “la Caixa”,
Barcelona, Spain, 21 January – 21 March 1993. Illustrated in the accompanying exhibition catalog,
page 54 and page 81.

Exhibited in Exposición Antológica, “Homenaje a Wifredo Lam” 1902-1982,
Museo Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, Spain, which then travelled to Musee D'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and Musee D'Ixelles, Brussels, 1982.
Illustrated in the accompanying exhibition catalog, page 20.


Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Interior
(Interior)

René Portocarrero
1943
mixed media on heavy paper
20 3/4 x 13 1/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Collection Galería del Prado, Havana.
Collection of Ms. Blanche Grady, New York.

Exhibited in Modern Cuban Painters, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York,
March 17 – May 7, 1944, listed on the exhibition checklist.
Illustrated in Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, No.5, Vol. XI, April 1944, “Modern Cuban Painters”,
on page 5, and listed in the checklist of exhibited works page 14.

J. Gómez Sicre, Pintura cubana de hoy, Havana, María Luisa Gómez Mena and
Galería del Prado, 1944, page 123.

Illustrated in Portocarrero, Rámon Vázquez Díaz, Fundación Arte Cubano,
2015, Madrid, Spain, page 90.


Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Head,
(Cabeza)

Wifredo Lam
1972
oil on canvas
13 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Signed and dated on back

Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Lou Laurin-Lam,
no. 99-24, Paris, Dated May 29, 1999.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Florence, Italy.
Galleria La Spirale, Milano.

Illustrated in Wifredo Lam, by Max-Pol Fouchet, First Edition, 1976,
page. 247, no. 613 and illustrated in Wifredo Lam, by Max-Pol Fouchet,
Second Edition, 1989, page 267, no. 645.

Illustrated in Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II, 1961-1980, Acatos 2002, page 383, no. 72.141.


Cuban Art Cundo Bermúdez
Portrait of Martha
(Retrato de Martha)

Cundo Bermúdez
1988
oil on canvas
25 x 17 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Collection of Martha Burr, niece of the artist.

Illustrated in Cundo Bermúdez, Miami, Cuban-American Endowment for the Arts, Inc.,
V. Baez (editor), 2000, page 220, no. 88.1.


Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Couple by the River
(Pareja a Orillas del Río)

Víctor Manuel García
1947
oil on canvas
30 x 24 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Manuel Abelén, Vice-Consul of Brazil in Cuba, and his wife, Elena Rodríguez de Abelén
who acquired it from the artist in the 1940's.
Thence by descent to their nephew and niece, Mr. René Rodríguez and Helen Lily Harbour.

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Sixteen, Cernuda Arte,
Coral Gables, Florida, page 24.

Acquired by a Private Collector in New York, New York.


Cuban Art José Mijares
Marina
(Marina)

José Mijares
1988
oil on canvas
20 x 24 inches
SOLD

This painting comes from the collection of Manuel López, the photographer of the book,
José Mijares, Paintings, Palette Publications, 1997.

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Seven, Cernuda Arte,
Coral Gables, Florida, page 65.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Orlando, Florida.


Cuban Art Raúl Milián
Displacement
(Desplazamiento)

Raúl Milián
1954
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
15 x 11 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Collection of Ray and Nicholas Wells, Provincetown, Massachusetts,
thence by descent to previous owner.


Cuban Art Roberto Fabelo
Beautiful Bird
(Pájaro Lindo)

Roberto Fabelo
2009
relief, mixed media on fiberglass
70 3/4 x 47 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Fisher Island, Florida.


Cuban Art Juan Roberto Diago
Growing Towards Light
(Creciendo Hacia la Luz)

Juan Roberto Diago
2019
mixed media on canvas
78 1/2 x 59 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Irina Elén González
Homenaje al Beso
(Homage to The Kiss)

Irina Elén González
2012
acrylic on canvas
62 7/8 x 47 3/8 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte,
Coral Gables, Florida, page 122.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami, Florida.


Cuban Art Miguel Florido
My Inspiration
(Mi Inspiración)

Miguel Florido
2018
oil on canvas
70 5/8 x 50 5/8 inches
SOLD IN 30 DAYS

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Jamaica.


Cuban Art Vicente Hernández
My Town in Turmoil,
(Mi Pueblo Sumido en el Caos)

Vicente Hernández
2018
oil on canvas
13 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Irina Elén González
Blossoming
(Florescencias)

Irina Elén González
2019
acrylic on canvas
20 1/2 x 16 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Acquired by a Private Collector in Park City, Utah.


Cuban Art Danuel Méndez
Unexpected Encounter
(Encuentro Inesperado)

Danuel Méndez
2018
oil on canvas
59 1/4 x 96 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Vicente Hernández
Referendum Getaway
(Referéndum en Fuga)

Vicente Hernández
2018
oil on canvas
39 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Danuel Méndez
The Girl with the Red Face I
(La Niña con la Cara Roja I)

Danuel Méndez
2019
oil on canvas
16 x 20 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Miguel Florido
Reinventing Our Love
(Reinventando Nuestro Amor)

Miguel Florido
2018
oil on canvas
48 x 92 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Jorge Luis Santos
Bingo #1
(Bingo #1)

Jorge Luis Santos
2015
mixed media on canvas
24 x 24 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


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