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Auction Name: 2019 May 23 Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills

Lot Number: 77127

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5407-77127

René Portocarrero (1912-1985)
Cathedral, 1942
Watercolor on paper laid on board
17-3/4 x 11-7/8 inches (45.1 x 30.2 cm)

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE CUBAN ART COLLECTION, MIAMI

PROVENANCE:
Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida;
Private collection, Miami, Florida, acquired from the above.

LITERATURE:
A. Gaztelu and J. Lezama Lima, Nadie parecia: Cuaderno de lo bello con Dios (Nos.I-X), Havana, 1942-44, p. 72, illustrated;
Editions Letras Cubanas, 1987, p. 8, illustrated.


Condition Report*: Work is hinged to board; overall slight yellowing affecting the sheet; a repaired crease running the width of the sheet along the upper edge.
Framed Dimensions 27.5 X 22 Inches
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