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Fri, Nov 18, 2022 12:00PM EST - Fri, Nov 25, 2022 12:00PM EST
Lot 27

Wifredo Lam, attributed/manner of: Surreal Figures

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,500

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Wifredo Lam (Cuban, 1902-1982) attributed/manner of: Surreal Figures. Ink on paper, signed and dated (9/2/72) lower right, unframed.
The internationally renowned Cuban painter Wifredo Lam was a precursor of a cross-cultural style of painting, infusing Western modernism with African and Caribbean symbolism. His peripatetic life brought him into contact with all the avant-garde movements of his times including cubism, surrealism, and CoBrA.

26.4x19.5 cm; 10.5x7.75 in.

Private collection England, Estate of Silvio Aguayo Espejo Vina del Mar Chile

Good condition overall, no notable damage. The paper is toned with occasional handling marks and minor smudges.

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