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Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
El Bien Vestido
(The Well Dressed)

Wifredo Lam
1968
oil on canvas
36 x 28 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Provenance:
Collection, Turin, Italy.
Private Collection, Paris, France.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Wifredo Lam: Works from 1962 to 1968, Galerie Villand and Galanis, 1968, Paris, France and illustrated & identified in the exhibition catalog, no. 14.
Also exhibited in Wifredo Lam, Galleria Bergamini, 1969, Milan, Italy and illustrated in the exhibition catalog.

Illustrations:
Illustrated twice in Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II, 1961-1980, Acatos 2002; in full color on page 71, and in black and white on page 306, no. 68.21.
Illustrated in Max-Pol Fouchet, 1st edition, Barcelona-Paris, 1976, page 241, no. 522, and 2nd edition, Barcelona-Paris, 1989, page 261, no. 544.

This painting is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Madame Lou Laurin-Lam, dated April 9, 2002, Paris, France, no. 02-21.
This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by the artist, Wifredo Lam.
Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Amigos de la Tierra
(Friends of the Land)

Wifredo Lam
1964
oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 27 5/8 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, France.
Private Collection, Switzerland.

Illustrated in Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II, 1961-1982, Project Director: Eskil Lam, Acatos 2002, page 278, no. 64.14.
Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Retrato
(Portrait)

Wifredo Lam
1969
oil on canvas
25 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

This artwork is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed and dated by Madame Lou Laurin Lam, Paris, February 21, 2011, no. 11-05.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Paris, France.
Galeria Fabien Boulakia, Paris, France.
Private Collection, Switzerland.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Wifredo Lam, L'Oiseau Du Possible (1930-1975), Galerie Boulakia, Paris, France, 2004, and illustrated in the exhibition catalog, pages 98-99.
Exhibited in Baroque de la Superposition, Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre, France, 1977, and illustrated in the exhibition catalog on page 24, and listed on page 35, no. 76.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Lam, M. Leiris, Fratelle Fabbri, Milan, Italy & Harry N. Abrams Inc. Publisher, New York, 1970, no. 170 and no. 174.
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam, Max-Pol Fouchet, First Edition, 1976, page 241, no. 523, and in Wifredo Lam, Max-Pol Fouchet, Second Edition, 1989, page 261, no. 555.
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam, Lucien Curzi, Edizioni Bora, Bologna, Italy, 1978, page 40, no. 47.
Illustrated twice in Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II, 1961-1982, Project Director: Eskil Lam, Acatos 2002, on page 82, no. 3 and again on page 319, no. 69.46.
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2014, page 47.
Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Mujer Caballo
(Femme Cheval)

Wifredo Lam
ca. 1951
oil on canvas
30 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

This painting is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Lou Laurin Lam, Paris, March 28, 1996, no. 96-10.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume I, 1923-1960, Project Director: Eskil Lam, Acatos 1996, page 437, no. 51.02.
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam, en las colecciones cubanas, José Manuel Noceda, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba, page 151, no. 161.
Cuban Art Mariano Rodríguez
Mangos
(Mangoes)

Mariano Rodríguez
1967
acrylic on canvas
58 x 50 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Far Hills, New Jersey.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Todos los Colores de Mariano, Museo Dolores Olmedo Patiño, México, 2000, and is illustrated in color in the exhibition catalog, page 52.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in the book, Mariano, Tema, Discurso y Humanidad, 2004, Fundación Arte Cubano, page 36 (color).
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume One, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2002, page 11.
Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Paisaje Urbano con Burrito Blanco
(Urban Landscape with White Donkey)

Víctor Manuel García
ca. 1936
oil on canvas
25 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami, Florida.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Nine, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2010, page 21.
Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Figura
(Figure)

René Portocarrero
1958
oil on canvas
40 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Baltimore, Maryland.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Miami, Florida.

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

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 29.
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
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Beverly Hills, California.

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.

Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 97.
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
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

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 Madame 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.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 51.
Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Tótem y Pájaro
(Totem and Bird)

Wifredo Lam
1962
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
29 7/8 x 21 1/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami, Florida.

This artwork is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by Monsieur Eskil Lam, May 23, 2013, no. 13.13.
Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Cuatro Mujeres en Interior
(Four Women in Interior)

René Portocarrero
1946
pastel on paper laid down on board
20 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

Provenance:
Ben Wolf Collection, Philadelphia, PA;
University of Michigan Library. Recently deaccessioned by this University.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 35.
Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Fantasía Sumergida
(Submerged Fantasy)

René Portocarrero
1946
pastel on paper laid down on board
13 1/4 x 15 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami, Florida.

Provenance:
Ben Wolf Collection, Philadelphia, PA;
University of Michigan Library. Recently deaccessioned by this University.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 34.
Cuban Art Víctor Patricio Landaluze
Baile de Salón
(Balllroom Dance)

Víctor Patricio Landaluze
ca 1870
oil on canvas
14 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Dominican Republic.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 8.
Cuban Art Víctor Manuel García
Camino al Café
(The Way to the Coffee Shop)

Víctor Manuel García
ca 1930
oil on canvas
14 x 11 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in New York, New York.

Provenance:
Mrs. Adelaida Rivón, widow of Othegy, San Juan, Puerto Rico, gifted from the artist, Víctor Manuel, who was her art teacher in the early 1930s.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 39.
Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Joven Bailando
(Young Woman Dancing)

René Portocarrero
ca 1947
pastel on heavy paper laid down on board
20 3/8 x 13 1/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in New York, New York.

Provenance:
Robert Altmann, Paris, France.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 70.
Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Habana
(Havana)

René Portocarrero
ca 1968
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on canvas
21 3/4 x 29 7/8 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

Provenance:
R. Harman, Canadian Diplomat, posted in Cuba in the 1970s.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 27.
Cuban Art Eduardo Abela
Niño y Su Perro
(Boy and His Dog)

Eduardo Abela
ca 1958
oil on wood
9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Miami, Florida.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in the book, Eduardo Abela, de lo Real a lo Imaginario, Obras Escogidas, Yolanda Wood and Roberto Cobas, Ediciones Vanguardia Cubana, 2010, page 128.
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 61.
Cuban Art José Mijares
Damas de La Habana
(Ladies of Havana)

José Mijares
1970
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
29 3/4 x 18 5/8 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Baltimore, Maryland.

Provenance:
Private Collector in Florida, who acquired it directly from the artist.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2013, page 81.
Cuban Art Angel Acosta León
La Torre Eiffel al Atardecer
(The Eiffel Tower at Sunset)

Angel Acosta León
ca 1963
mixed media on paper laid down on board
8 x 5 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

This artwork is accompanied by photo-certificates of authenticity, signed by Eugenia Antonia Acosta León, sister of the artist. Provenance:
Collection of Eugenia Antonia Acosta León.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in the book, Angel Acosta León and His Magic, by Dr. Rosa A. Chediak, page 139.
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 91.

Cuban Art Antonia Eiriz
Vigilia
(Wakefulness)

Antonia Eiriz
1967
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
28 1/4 x 22 1/2 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in New York, New York.

Provenance:
Robert Altmann, Paris, France.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 72.
Cuban Art Emilio Sánchez
El Ventanal
(The Picture Window)

Emilio Sánchez
1973
oil on canvas
72 1/4 x 36 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited at the Museo de Arte La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia, December 1974, and illustrated in the exhibition catalog. It is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity issued by the Emilio Sánchez Foundation and signed by Dr. Ann Koll, Executive Director, on August 8, 2007. We are grateful to Dr. Koll for her research and information regarding this artwork.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Six, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2007, page 72.
Cuban Art Manuel Mendive
Un Vínculo Amoroso
(A Loving Bond)

Manuel Mendive
2009
acrylic on canvas
33 1/2 x 39 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Provenance:
Rolando Cabral Collection, San Juan, Puerto Rico, who acquired it directly from the artist.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Eleven, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2013, page 98.
Cuban Art Manuel Mendive
JG BYN
(JG BYN)

Manuel Mendive
1989
pastel on heavy paper laid down on board
26 x 40 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Italy.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Manuel Mendive in Padua, Colors 90, Department of Culture + Cultural Heritage, Padua, Italy, 1990, and is illustrated in the exhibition catalog, page 35, with texts by Pierre Restany and Giorgio Segato.
Cuban Art Manuel Mendive
IGBU
(IGBU)

Manuel Mendive
1989
oil on canvas
30 x 40 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Italy.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Manuel Mendive in Padua, Colors 90, Department of Culture + Cultural Heritage, Padua, Italy, 1990, and is illustrated in the exhibition catalog, page 67, with texts by Pierre Restany and Giorgio Segato.
Cuban Art Dayron González
Cuestión de Tiempo
(Matter of Time)

Dayron González
2014
oil on canvas
64 x 56 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in New York, New York.

Cuban Art Dayron González
Bajo la Tormenta
(Under the Storm)

Dayron González
2011
mixed media on canvas
49 3/4 X 44 1/2 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Dayron González, The Children of My Class, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, October - November 2012, and illustrated in the exhibition catalog, pg. 10.
Cuban Art Irina Elén González
Angelus Tropical
(Tropical Angelus)

Irina Elén González
2013
acrylic on canvas
63 x 47 1/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 120.
Cuban Art Irina Elén González
Paseando con Rousseau
(Taking a Stroll with Rousseau)

Irina Elén González
2013
acrylic on canvas
20 1/2 x 16 14 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in New York, New York.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 118.
Cuban Art Miguel Florido
Cuando los Gratos Recuerdos Permanecen
(When Fond Memories Remain)

Miguel Florido
2014
oil on canvas
78 3/4 x 39 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Puerto Rico.

Cuban Art Giosvany Echevarría
Esta Tierra es Hermosa
(This Land is Beautiful)

Giosvany Echevarría
2013
oil on canvas
9 3/4 x 14 1/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Twelve, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2014, page 116.
Cuban Art Dayron González
La Otra Orilla
(The Other Shore)

Dayron González
2014
oil on canvas
31 x 21 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Sedona, Arizona.

Cuban Art Dayron González
Plan B
(Plan B)

Dayron González
2012
mixed media on canvas
70 1/2 x 45 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Dayron González, The Children of My Class, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, October - November 2012, and illustrated in the exhibition catalog, pg. 7.
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