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Wed, Nov 15, 2023 05:30PM EST
Lot 67

Wifredo Lam, Attributed/Manner of: Surrealist Figures ( Guitar face)

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Wifredo Lam (Cuban, 1902-1982) attributed/manner of: Surrealist Figures ( Guitar face). Pencil on paper, signed lower right, unframed. Note verso reads "a bardo del Paul Lammarde 1941."
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.

39.2x29.3 cm; 15.5x11.5 in

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

Condition

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

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