DescriptionANGEL ACOSTA LEON (Cuban, 1932-1964)
Mixed media on board
26-3/4 x 31-1/2 inches (67.9 x 80.0 cm)
Signed lower right: Acosta Leon - 61
Acquired by Mrs. Maria Teresa Calvo Dubuchet (Countess of Calvo House), 1961
Thence by descent to the present owner
Angel Acosta Leon was born in La Ceiba, Marianao, Cuba in 1932. At age 20 he joined the San Alejandro Academy in Havana, Cuba where he studied sculpture; he later went on to receive multiple awards and prizes for painting, sculpture and engraving. Though Leon died at the young age of 32, his work has been exhibited in numerous expositions worldwide, including Madrid, Amsterdam, Paris, Chile, Miami, and Sao Paulo.
Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.
Horizontal crease along upper margin due to previous fold in canvas, 1" crack along fold; Two cracks along upper central edge with no paintloss. Not examined under UV. Unframed. Matted to an overall size of 32 x 36.75 inches.
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