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PARTIAL SELECTIONS OF RECENT ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES - OCTOBER 2014

Cuban Art Agustín Cárdenas  (Sculptures)
Composición con Tres Figuras
(Composition with Three Figures)

Agustín Cárdenas (Sculptures)
1956
bronze sculpture, Artist's proof 2/4
59 x 26 3/4 x 20 inches
AVAILABLE

Illustrations:
A model of this sculpture is illustrated in Revista del Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Ministerio de Educación, Havana, Cuba, Volume 1, Año 1, Nos. 3 y 4, June - September 1956, pages 57-58.

This sculpture will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.

“Playing the game of solid and hollow, Cardenas shows some sort of solemn mirth, by that natural nobility that distinguishes his work from all others, ignores trite familiarity and blossoms into eulogy for haughty and fraternal “spirits”.
JOSE PIERRE
Cuban Art Amelia Peláez
Flores
(Flowers)

Amelia Peláez
1957
oil on canvas
25 x 21 inches
SOLD - in 30 days
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity issued and signed by Ramón Vázquez Díaz and José Veigas.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Paseo por el Parque
(Walk in the Park)

Víctor Manuel García
ca 1950's
oil on canvas
35 7/8 x 28 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Sweden.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art Mario Carreño
Encuentro Junto al Mar
(Encounter By the Sea)

Mario Carreño
1976
oil on canvas
47 3/8 x 67 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2013, page 87.

Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Tótem
(Totem)

Wifredo Lam
1965
pastel on heavy paper laid down on board
27 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

Signed and dated 1965
This artwork is dedicated on the reverse to “Giordano, Wi Lam, 1975”, and again signed by the artist.

This artwork is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity, signed and dated by Lou Laurin Lam, Paris, November 26, 2001, no. 01-41.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited at Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, New York, NY, number LAMWDR 1965001, as per the exhibition sticker on the back of the painting.

This artwork will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Catedral en Azul
(Cathedral in Blue)

René Portocarrero
1958
mixed media on heavy board laid down on canvas
25 7/8 x 14 1/8 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

signed and dated bottom right ‘PORTOCARRERO - 58’

Provenance:
Ambassador William Bowdler Collection, who acquired it directly from the artist.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art Cundo Bermúdez
Los Danzoneros
(The Danzon Dancers)

Cundo Bermúdez
1954
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on canvas
29 x 23 inches
AVAILABLE

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Cundo Bermúdez, An Homage, Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture, May - June 1987, and illustrated in the museum catalog, page 14.

Exhibited in Under a Brilliant Sun, Cundo Bermúdez, Into the 21st Century, The Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida, September - November 2009, and illustrated in the 1st edition of the exhibition catalog, page 21.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in the book, Cundo Bermúdez, Cuban Endowment for the Arts, Miami, Florida, 2000, page 103.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Amor Guajiro
(Countryside Love)

Víctor Manuel García
ca. 1950
oil on canvas
32 x 23 1/2 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Miami, Florida.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Víctor Manuel, Un Innovador en la Pintura Cubana, Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture, Miami, Florida, October 10, 1982, and listed as no. 26 in the exhibition catalog.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in the book Víctor Manuel by Ramón Vázquez Díaz, Ediciones Vanguardia Cubana, 2010, page 89.
Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Brujo de Carnaval
(Carnival Sorcerer)

René Portocarrero
1945
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on canvas
15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2013, page 26.

Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Figura Ornamentada en Fondo Amarillo
(Ornamented Figure in Yellow Background)

René Portocarrero
1963
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
29 7/8 x 22 7/8 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Caracas, Venezuela.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2013, page 46.

Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Figura
(Figure)

René Portocarrero
1958
oil on canvas
40 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Miami, Florida.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Sotheby’s Latin American Art Auction, New York, NY, November 24, 1998, and illustrated in the corresponding catalog, lot no. 277.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art René Portocarrero
La Pareja
(The Couple)

René Portocarrero
1942
ink on heavy paper
14 x 9 1/2 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Chicago, Illinois.

Also painted on verso, A Woman at Carnival, signed and dated Portocarrero 41.

Provenance:
This painting was part of the Madame Odette Lavergne Collection, France. It is illustrated in the Besch Commissaire-Priseur Exhibition Catalogue of the Mme. Odette Lavergne Collection, Cannes, France, Nov. 1, 2009, page 58.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Nine, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2010, page 30.

Cuban Art Carlos Enríquez
Retrato de Joven
(Portrait of Young Lady)

Carlos Enríquez
1938-39
oil on canvas
29 x 24 inches
AVAILABLE

Illustrations:
Illustrated in the book Carlos Enríquez, The Painter of Cuban Ballads, by Professor Juan Martínez, Cernuda Arte, page 161.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art Esteban Chartrand
El Bohío del Pescador
(The Fisherman's Hut)

Esteban Chartrand
1875
oil on canvas
17 x 29 inches
SOLD - in 30 days
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

This painting is presented in its original 19th Century stretcher and frame.

Provenance:
Private Collection, San Diego, California.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art Eduardo Abela
Niña con Flores Azules
(Girl With Blue Flowers)

Eduardo Abela
ca 1959
oil on wood
4 1/2 x 6 5/8 inches
AVAILABLE

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Eduardo Abela, de lo real a lo imaginario, obras escogidas, Ediciones Vanguardia Cubana, Spain, 2010, page 127.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art Juan Gil García
Paisaje Cubano
(Cuban Landscape)

Juan Gil García
ca. 1917
oil on canvas
8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Mexico.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Juan Gil García, The Painter of Flowers, Fruits, and Landscapes, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, September - October 2014, and illustrated in the exhibition catalog, pg. 50.
Cuban Art Roberto Fabelo
Abrazando la Utopía
(Embracing Utopia)

Roberto Fabelo
2014
acrylic on silk
76 x 41 inches
AVAILABLE

Obtained directly from the artist.

This painting will be illustrated in the upcoming catalog, Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, due to be printed in late November 2014.
Cuban Art Nicolás Guillén
Diente de Oro
(Gold Tooth)

Nicolás Guillén
1988
mixed media on paper
36 1/2 x 26 1/2 inches.
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Chicago, Illinois.

Cuban Art Dayron González
Cuando la Bárbara Abeja I
(When the Barbarous Bee I)

Dayron González
2014
oil on canvas
26 x 22 inches
AVAILABLE

Cuban Art Dayron González
La Otra Alicia II
(The Other Alice II)

Dayron González
2014
oil on canvas
70 x 50 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Chicago, Illinois.

Cuban Art Joel Besmar
El Ocaso
(The Downfall)

Joel Besmar
2014
oil on canvas
78 3/4 x 57 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

Cuban Art Joel Besmar
La Fábrica del Cuerpo Humano
(The Human Body Factory)

Joel Besmar
2013
oil on canvas
59 x 41 3/8 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Panama.

Cuban Art Irina Elén González
Fantasías de Verano
(Summer Fantasies)

Irina Elén González
2013
acrylic on canvas
20 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Cuban Art Irina Elén González
Fantasías de Otoño
(Fall Fantasies)

Irina Elén González
2013
acrylic on canvas
20 1/2 x 16 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Switzerland.
Cuban Art Giosvany Echevarría
Reinas de la Tierra
(Queens of the Land)

Giosvany Echevarría
2014
oil on canvas
9 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Cuban Art Miguel Florido
Eres Pura Alegría
(You Are Pure Joy)

Miguel Florido
2012
mixed media on canvas
71 x 51 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Switzerland.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2013, page 142.

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