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    Raúl Corrales (Cuban, 1925-2006)
    Che Guevara, 1959
    Gelatin silver, printed later
    10-1/4 x 13-1/4 inches (26.0 x 33.7 cm)
    Signed and dated in ink along lower edge recto. Signed and annotated in ink verso.

    This lot is accompanied by an unsigned photograph of Che Guevara playing chess.

    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.

    Condition Report*: Sheet is loose; loss to the paper along the upper edge verso, noticeable recto; old tape adhered verso, most likely from a previous framing process; 4 creases to the right half of the image, most noticeable in raking light; edgewear with a few small associated tears and minor surface soiling to the margins.
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    Auction Dates
    4th Saturday
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    96 Days
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