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PARTIAL SELECTIONS OF RECENT ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES - JANUARY 2016

Cuban Art Mario Carreño
Danza Afrocubana
(Afro-Cuban Dance)

Mario Carreño
1943
Duco with cloth and rope collage on wood panel
64 7/8 x 47 7/8 inches
SOLD - in 30 days
signed and dated 43 lower right

Provenance:
Perls Galleries, New York (1944).
Acquired from the above.
Thence by descent to the following owner.
Sotheby’s, Latin American Art, May 30, 2007, New York, lot no. 7.
Cernuda Arte
Private Collection, Coral Gables, Florida.

Exhibitions:
Exhibited in Carreño, Lyceum, Havana, Cuba, November 9-16, 1943, no. 8.
Exhibited in Mario Carreño, Perls Galleries, New York, March - April 1944, & listed in the exhibition brochure, no. 14.
Exhibited in Modern Cuban Painters at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, April 1944, curated by Alfred Barr, and listed in “Modern Cuban Painters”, Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, Vol. XI, No. 5, p. 8, April 1944. This exhibition traveled to 12 additional museums and institutions.
Exhibited during Afro-Cuban Dance: A Re-Discovered Masterwork by Mario Carreño, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, July 2007.
Exhibited in Cuban Art & Identity: 1900-1950, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida, curated by Juan A. Martínez, PhD, October 2013 - February 2014, illustrated in the catalog, page 23, and listed on page 54, no. 9.

Literature:
José Gómez Sicre, Cuban Painting of Today, Havana, María Luisa Gómez Mena, 1944, p. 9.
Edward Alden Jewell, “Cuba's Pacemakers,” New York Times, March 26, 1944, discussed.
Alfred Hamilton Barr, "Pintura Cubana en Nueva York," Norte, July, 1944, Vol. 4, No. 9, discussed.
José Gómez Sicre, Art of Cuba in Exile, Miami, 1987, p. 53, installation view.
Lowery S. Sims, et al, Wifredo Lam and his Contemporaries 1938-1952 (exhibition catalogue), The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, p. 64, illustrated.
Maria Lluïsa & Antonio Zaya, Cuba Siglo XX: modernidad y sincretismo (exhibition catalog), April-December 1996, p. 38, illustrated.
Jacqueline Barnitz, Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America, University of Texas Press, 2001, p. 124, no. 4.8, illustrated in color.


Cuban Art Amelia Peláez
Composición
(Composition)

Amelia Peláez
1955
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
30 x 22 inches
AVAILABLE
Signed and dated ‘APELAEZ 1955’ lower right

Provenance:
Dr. Henrique da Silva Martins.
Dr. Henrique da Silva Martins was First Secretary at the Portuguese Embassy in Havana in 1958.





Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Interior del Cerro con Figura Danzante
(Cerro Interior with Dancing Figure)

René Portocarrero
1944
oil on wood
18 x 15 5/8 inches
AVAILABLE

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Todo Sobre Portocarrero, Compilación de Textos Críticos 1936-2010, Ramón Vázquez Díaz, Axel Li, José Veigas, Ediciones Vanguardia Cubana, 2014, page 148.

Illustrated in Portocarrero, Ramón Vázquez Díaz, Ediciones Vanguardia Cubana, 2015, page 88.





Cuban Art Cundo Bermúdez
Hombre Sentado a la Mesa
(Man Seated at a Table)

Cundo Bermúdez
1945
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
20 x 16 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Dr. Albert R. Miller Collection, Washington, D.C.
By descent from the above.

Dr. Albert Miller was the photographer of President Harry Truman. The collection of Dr. Miller was amassed under the guidance of Dr. Ramón Osuna, Sr. and Dr. José Goméz Sicre in the 1940s.





Cuban Art Servando Cabrera Moreno
El Rebelde con Causa
(Rebel with a Cause)

Servando Cabrera Moreno
1973
oil on canvas
40 7/8 x 18 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Havana, Cuba.

This artwork is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Museo Biblioteca Servando Cabrera Moreno, no. 0089.





Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Paisaje y Bohío
(Landscape Hut)

René Portocarrero
1944
oil on wood
20 x 24 inches
AVAILABLE
Signed and dated ‘PORTOCARRERO 1944’ lower left





Cuban Art Philippe Chartrand
Paisaje con Río
(Landscape with River)

Philippe Chartrand
ca 1875
oil on wood
9 x 14 5/8 inches
AVAILABLE

This painting is mounted on its original stretcher.





Cuban Art Manuel Mendive
Ofrendas Sin Límites
(Boundless Offerings)

Manuel Mendive
1991
mixed media on canvas in artist made steel frame
31 x 50 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Pierre Restany Collection, Paris, France.





Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Mujer Ornamentada
(Ornamented Woman)

René Portocarrero
1968
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
28 1/2 x 22 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Private Collection, Havana, Cuba.





Cuban Art Antonio Gattorno
Paisaje en Ruinas
(Landscape in Ruins)

Antonio Gattorno
ca 1945
oil on wood
15 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE







Cuban Art Guido Llinás
Pintura Negra
(Black Painting)

Guido Llinás
1993
oil on canvas
40 x 30 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Dr. Jorge Bustamante Collection, Palm Beach, Florida.






Cuban Art Roberto Fabelo
Gourmet
(Gourmet)

Roberto Fabelo
2015
oil on canvas
91 1/4 x 78 3/4 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.





Cuban Art Alfredo Sosabravo
Juegos
(Games)

Alfredo Sosabravo
2015
oil and collage on canvas
39 3/8 x 29 1/2 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.



Cuban Art Dayron González
El Colector de Flores
(The Collector of Flowers)

Dayron González
2015
oil on canvas
17 x 28 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.



Cuban Art Miguel Florido
Renovación
(Renewal)

Miguel Florido
2015
oil on canvas
55 x 56 inches
AVAILABLE

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist.


Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Sin Título [Femme Cheval]
(Untitled [Mujer Caballo])

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


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.

Illustrated on the cover of Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015.

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





Cuban Art Mario Carreño
Los Amantes
(The Lovers)

Mario Carreño
1942
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
13 3/4 x 18 1/8 inches
SOLD - in 30 days
Acquired by a private collector in Chicago, Illinois.

Provenance:
Dr. Albert Miller, Washington, D.C.
By descent from the above.

Dr. Albert Miller was the photographer of President Harry Truman. The collection of Dr. Miller was amassed under the guidance of Dr. Ramón Osuna, Sr. and Dr. José Goméz Sicre in the 1940s.


Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Mujer en Interior
(Woman in Interior)

René Portocarrero
1947
pastel on heavy paper laid down on board
22 5/8 x 14 3/4 inches
SOLD - in 30 days
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Ontario, Canada.
Collection, Montreal, Canada.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 146.


Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Femme-Cheval
(Horse-Headed Woman)

Wifredo Lam
1959
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
13 x 9 3/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in New York, New York.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Albisola, Italy.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 26.

This painting is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by Monsieur Eskil Lam, dated November 25, 2013, no. 13.29.


Cuban Art Servando Cabrera Moreno
Amo y Quiero
(I Love and I Want)

Servando Cabrera Moreno
1981
oil on canvas
42 1/2 x 30 1/2 inches
SOLD - in 30 days
Acquired by a private collector in Coral Gables, Florida.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Havana, Cuba.

This artwork is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Museo Biblioteca Servando Cabrera Moreno, no. 0083.


Cuban Art Mariano Rodríguez
Palomas
(Doves)

Mariano Rodríguez
1962
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
19 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Nine, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, December 2010, page 56.



Cuban Art Lilian García-Roig
Vitrina de Palmas
(Palm Menagerie)

Lilian García-Roig
2011
oil on canvas
48 x 72 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Corona del Mar, California.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 172.


Cuban Art Manuel Mendive
Conversando con Los Peces
(Conversing with The Fish II)

Manuel Mendive
1985
mixed media on heavy paper laid down on board
20 x 25 3/8 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Chicago, Illinois.


Cuban Art René Portocarrero
Flora Sentada
(Seated Flora)

René Portocarrero
1976
oil on heavy paper laid down on board
29 1/8 x 16 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 73.


Cuban Art Lilian García-Roig
Matorral
(Natural Brush)

Lilian García-Roig
2007
oil on canvas
48 x 36 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in La Jolla, California.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 173.



Cuban Art Wifredo Lam
Osun
(Osun)

Wifredo Lam
1979
bronze sculpture, 13/50
16 x 7 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Atlanta, Georgia.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II, 1961-1982, Project Director: Eskil Lam, Acatos 2002, on page 225, no. 125.
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam and the International Avant-Garde, 1923-1982, Lowery Stokes Sims, University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, 2002, page 207, no. 9.14.
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 26.


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

Roberto Fabelo
2015
crayon on heavy paper
43 1/4 x 29 1/2 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 120.


Cuban Art Dayron González
Con el Muro de Fondo
(With the Wall in the Background)

Dayron González
2015
oil on canvas
28 x 17 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 150.


Cuban Art Dayron González
Señor, Los Visitantes Están Aquí
(Sir, The Visitors are Here)

Dayron González
2015
oil on canvas
72 x 66 inches
SOLD - in 30 days
Acquired by a private collector in Washington, D.C.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 146.



Cuban Art Miguel Florido
¿Y ahora Qué?
(And Now What?)

Miguel Florido
2015
oil on canvas
31 1/8 x 23 3/8 inches
SOLD
Acquired by a private collector in Miami Beach, Florida.

Illustrations:
Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Thirteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, November 2015, page 140.


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