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Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Totem
(Tótem)

Wifredo Lam
1951
oil on canvas
35 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches
SOLD

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Wifredo Lam in North America at the Haggerty Museum of Art,
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 11, 2007 to January 21, 2008;
was then exhibited at Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, February 8, 2008 to May 18, 2008;
exhibited at Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California, June 12 to August 31, 2008,
and exhibited at Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, October 2, 2008 to January 10, 2009.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume I,
1923-1960
, Acatos, Project Director: Eskil Lam, page 441, no. 51.15.

Also illustrated in Wifredo Lam in North America, with essays by Curtis L. Carter,
Lowery Stokes Sims, Dawn Ades, Valerie J. Fletcher, Edward Lucie-Smith and
Lou Laurin Lam, published by the Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, page 126, no. 52.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS, Volume Ten,
Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 28.


Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Second Portrait of Flora
(Segundo Retrato de Flora)

René Portocarrero
1965
oil on canvas
33 x 26 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Mexico City, Mexico.

Exhibited in René Portocarrero, Museo de Arte Moderno,
Bosque de Chapultepec, México, May 1965, and listed in the
exhibition catalog, no. 15.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Fourteen, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 63.


Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Landscape and Hut
(Paisaje y Bohío )

René Portocarrero
1944
oil on wood
20 x 24 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Fourteen, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 56.


Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Lady with Hat
(Mujer con Sombrero)

Víctor Manuel García
ca. 1950
oil on canvas laid down on board
18 x 14 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Cuban Art in the 20th Century, Cultural Identity
and the International Avant-Garde
, Museum of Fine Arts,
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida,
February 12 – March 27, 2016, and is illustrated in the
corresponding museum exhibition catalog, pages 14 and 91.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Seven, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 35.


Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Young Lady with Scarf
(Muchacha con Pañuelo)

Víctor Manuel García
ca 1950
oil on canvas
26 x 22 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami, Florida.

Provenance:
Bruno García Collection.
Private Collection, Coral Gables, Florida.


Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Two Sisters
(Dos Hermanas)

René Portocarrero
1955
mixed media on board
15 x 11 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Private Collection San Juan, Puerto Rico


Cuban Art Mario Carreño
Woman with Guitar and Horse
(Mujer con Guitarra y Caballo)

Mario Carreño
1940
mixed media on board
14 x 11 1/2 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Private Collection San Juan, Puerto Rico


Cuban Art Carlos Enríquez
Veiled Nude
(Desnudo Velado)

Carlos Enríquez
1956
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
11 1/2 x 9 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Italy.

This painting is illustrated in the book by Juan Martínez,
Carlos Enríquez: The Painter of Cuban Ballads, 2010, page 258.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Ten, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 38.


Cuban Art Amelia Peláez
Colonial Window
(Ventana Colonial)

Amelia Peláez
1963
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
17 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Thirteen, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables Florida, page 50.

This painting is also accompanied by a certificate of
authenticity signed by Ramón Vázquez Díaz.


Cuban Art José Mijares
Woman with Fan
(Mujer con Abanico)

José Mijares
ca 1952
mixed media on wood
30 x 24 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Provenance:
The Tanyu-Levent Collection, Istanbul, Turkey.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Fourteen, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 85.







Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Winged Figure in the Bush
(Figura Alada en el Monte)

René Portocarrero
1947
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
24 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection Guilford, Connecticut.







Cuban Art Tomás Sánchez
Lagoon, Clouds and Meditator
(Laguna, Nubes y Contemplador)

Tomás Sánchez
ca 1995
acrylic on canvas
18 x 24 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity
signed by the artist.







Cuban Art Manuel Mendive
Offerings
(Exvotos)

Manuel Mendive
2000
mixed media and collage in canvas
55 1/8 x 78 5/8 inches
SOLD

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Shangó y la Vida, Centre de Cultura “Sa Nostra” Palma de Mallorca,
Balearic Islands, Fall 2001. Which travelled to Sala de Exposiciones “La Recova”,
Spring 2002, and Centro de Arte “Juan Ismael”, Fall 2002, in the Canary Islands,
before concluding in the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba, Spring 2003
and illustrated in the accompanying catalog, page 25.







Cuban Art Manuel Mendive
Opening Paths
(Abriendo Caminos)

Manuel Mendive
2005
acrylic on canvas
33 1/2 x 39 1/2 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Thirteen, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables Florida, page 131.







Cuban Art Juan Roberto Diago
Into Your Being
(Dentro De Tu Ser)

Juan Roberto Diago
2016
mixed media and collage on canvas
78 3/4 x 59 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Berlin, Germany.

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Miguel Florido
Renewal
(Renovación)

Miguel Florido
2015
oil on canvas
55 x 56 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami, Florida.

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Vicente Hernández
The Boiling Point
(El Punto de Hervor)

Vicente Hernández
2016
mixed media on canvas
31 1/2 x 39 3/8 inches
SOLD IN 30 DAYS

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

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Joel Besmar
Memento
(Memento)

Joel Besmar
2014
oil on canvas
31 3/4 x 43 1/4 inches
SOLD

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Thirteen, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables Florida, page 142.


Cuban Art Clara Morera
Santa Bárbara's Fire
(La Candela de Santa Bárbara)

Clara Morera
2005
mixed media on wood
29 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Miami, Florida.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Fourteen, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables Florida, page 173.


Cuban Art Dayron González
Meditation
(Meditación)

Dayron González
2017
oil on canvas
42 x 28 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Mario Carreño
Women and Corals
(Mujeres y Corales)

Mario Carreño
1945
oil on canvas
29 1/2 x 35 1/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Collection of the artist.
Private collection, Santiago, Chile, Christie’s New York, November 20, 1995, lot 18.
Private collection, Santiago, Chile (acquired from the above sale).
Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004.

Exhibitions:
New York, Perl Galleries, Mario Carreño: Recent Paintings, November – December 1945, no 2.
Santiago, Chile, Museo de Bellas Artes, Exposición Retrospectiva de Mario Carreño, 1991.
Santiago, Chile, Museo de Artes Visuales, Colección Santa Cruz-Yaconi,
Mario Carreño: Exposición Retrospectiva, 1939–1993, March – May 2004, p. 15.

Literature:
Mario Carreño: Cronología del recuerdo, Santiago, Chile,
Editorial Antártica S.A., 1991, p. 64.
Cuban Art: Remembering Cuba through its Art, Private Collections in Exile,
Volume I
, F.R. Padrón, et al., 2004, p. 138.
IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS, Volume Three,
Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, 2004, page 26.





Cuban Art Amelia Peláez
Untitled
(Sin Título)

Amelia Peláez
1950
oil on canvas
45 x 34 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Coral Gables.
Christie’s, New York, November 1998, lot 41.
Private collection, Coconut Grove, Florida, 1998-2007.
Acquired from the above by the present owner (2007).

Exhibited:
Miami, Pérez Art Museum, Amelia Peláez: The Craft of Modernity,
December 2013 - February 2014, and illustrated in the accompanying catalog, page 99.

Literature:
M.E. Jubrías, Amelia Peláez, Cerámica, Havana,
Ediciones Vanguardia Cubana, 2008, page 13.

Signed and dated ‘A PELAEZ, 1950’ (lower right)


Cuban Art Mario Carreño
Still Life
(Bodegón)

Mario Carreño
1947
oil on heavy paper laid down on canvas
16 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

Exhibitions:
Latin American Still Life, Boca Ratón Museum of Art, September–November, 2005,
and illustrated in the corresponding catalog, page 16.







Cuban Art Mariano Rodríguez
Woman with Flowers in Her Hand
(Mujer con Flores en la Mano)

Mariano Rodríguez
ca 1943
mixed media on paper laid down on masonite
19 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity
signed by Alejandro Rodríguez, son of the artist, dated April 26, 2010.

Illustrated in Mariano. Catálogo Razonado- Pintura y Dibujo (1936-1949),
Volumen 1, p. 146, no. 43.73. Reproduced in color.







Cuban Art Mariano Rodríguez
Roosters
(Gallos)

Mariano Rodríguez
1941
mixed media on paper laid down on masonite
17 3/4 x 22 1/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private collection, Estate Mariano Rodríguez, Havana, Cuba.

Exhibitions:
Mariano. Pinturas. Lyceum, Havana, Cuba, January 13–20. Cat. no. 10.

Illustrations:
José Veigas Zamora, Mariano. Catálogo Razonado- Pintura y dibujo 1936–1949,
page 87.

This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity
signed by Alejandro Rodríguez, the artist’s son.





Cuban Art Luis Martínez Pedro
The Abduction - Antillean Legend of Guagoniana
(El Rapto - Leyenda Antillana de Guagoniana)

Luis Martínez Pedro
1945
graphite on paper
29 x 23 inches
AVAILABLE

Exhibitions:
La Plata, Argentina, Museo de Bellas Artes, 11 Pintores Cubanos, July 2–25, 1946,
illustrated in the accompanying catalog, listed as number 33.


Cuban Art Mario Carreño
The Breakfast
(El Desayuno)

Mario Carreño
1947
mixed media on heavy paper
29 x 23 inches
AVAILABLE

This work is dedicated “To Helen and Dave Harriton,
Very Truly, Carreño – 47”
, on the bottom left corner.

Provenance:
Private Collection, David and Helen Harriton, New York, New York,
acquired directly from the artist.
Private Collection, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


Cuban Art Mariano Rodríguez
Birds
(Pájaros)

Mariano Rodríguez
1958
oil on canvas
44 1/4 x 49 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Exhibitions:
The National Museum of Fine Arts, Mariano, Caracas, Venezuela, June 1958,
and listed as no. 16 in the exhibition catalog.
Center of Fine Arts in Maracaibo, Venezuela, in 1958.

This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity
signed by Alejandro Rodríguez, son of the artist, dated April 26, 2010.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Nine, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 48.




Cuban Art Fidelio Ponce de León
Painting, Three Women
(Pintura, Tres Mujeres)

Fidelio Ponce de León
1935
oil on canvas
24 x 29 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Dominican Republic.

This painting will be included and illustrated in the forthcoming book,
Fidelio Ponce de León, A Cuban Original, by Professor Juan Martínez.

This painting is also signed, titled, and dated by the artist on the back.


Cuban Art Cundo Bermúdez
Romeo and Juliet
(Romeo y Julieta)

Cundo Bermúdez
1943
oil on canvas
27 x 21 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Galería del Prado, Habana.
Giulio V. Blanc collection, Coral Gables.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.

Exhibitions:
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Modern Cuban Painters, 17 March–7 May 1944, no.44.524.
This exhibition travelled to the Art Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL – Dec. 1-29, 1944,
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Feb. 1 - Mar. 1, 1945,
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA - Aug. 30 - Sept. 27, 1945,
and to the San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA - Oct. 11 – Nov. 8, 1945.
Washington, D.C., National Museum, Exhibition of Works of Modern Cuban Painters,
2–25 February 1945.
Miami, Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture, Cundo Bermúdez, Un Homenaje,
May–June 1987, p.8.

Literature:
J. Gómez Sicre, Pintura cubana de hoy, Havana, María Luisa Gómez Mena
and Galería del Prado, 1944, p. 157.
E. J. Sullivan, ed., Latin American Art in the Twentieth Century,
London Phaidon Press Limited, 1996, p.88, no.88.
V. Báez, editor, Cundo Bermúdez, Miami, Cuban-American Endowment
for the Arts, Inc., 2000, p. 16 and p. 70, no. 43.4.
J. Veigas, et al., Memoria: Cuban Art of the 20th Century,
Los Angeles, California/ International Arts Foundation, 2002, p. 101


Cuban Art Oscar García Rivera
Street Vendors in Old Havana
(Vendedores Callejeros en La Habana Vieja)

Oscar García Rivera
ca. 1950
oil on canvas
17 1/2 x 28 inches
SOLD

Acquired by a Private Collector in Hong Kong.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Nine, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables Florida, page 61.


Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Townscape
(Paisaje de Pueblo)

Víctor Manuel García
ca 1940
oil on canvas
20 1/4 x 19 1/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


Cuban Art Gina Pellón
Counter-Signal
(Contraseña)

Gina Pellón
1972
mixed media on canvas
36 1/4 x 28 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Denmark.


Cuban Art Carlos Alfonzo
The Chair
(La Silla)

Carlos Alfonzo
1989
painted steel sculpture
43 5/8 x 40 x 20 1/2 inch
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Exhibited in Carlos Alfonzo: Sculptures, Paintings and Works on Paper (solo show),
Greene Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, March-April 1990.
This artwork is accompanied by a copy of the original sales receipt from Greene Gallery,
dated April 3, 1990.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Twelve, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 138.


Cuban Art Roberto Fabelo
The Narcissist
(Ensimismado)

Roberto Fabelo
2015
oil on canvas
84 1/2 x 78 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.





Cuban Art Miguel Florido
Your Smile Refreshes My Life
(Tu Sonrisa Me Refresca La Vida)

Miguel Florido
2016-17
oil on canvas
13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Vicente Hernández
The End of the Journey
(El Final de la Jornada)

Vicente Hernández
2016
mixed media on canvas
23 3/4 x 31 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Alfredo Sosabravo
Circus People
(Gente de Circo)

Alfredo Sosabravo
2016
oil and collage on canvas
47 1/8 x 35 3/8 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Hermanas Scull
Vendors at the Cathedral Square (Old Havana)
(Vendedores en la Plaza de la Catedral (La Habana Vieja)

Hermanas Scull
ca 1985
mixed media and collage on canvas
24 3/4 x 31 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Ms. Keehna Sture Collection, Sarasota, Florida.

Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS,
Volume Fourteen, Cernuda
Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, page 80.


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