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    Joaquín Torres-García (Uruguayan, 1874-1949)
    Figura de mujer (Profile of a lady), 1902
    Charcoal on paper
    26-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches (67.3 x 31.8 cm) (sheet)
    Inscribed on the reverse: Certifico que este dibujo es original del pinter Joaquin Torres Garcia y fue hecho en el ano 1902

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Manolita Piña de Torres-García, Montevideo, from the estate of the above;
    Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Kaplan, New York;
    Private collection, New York.

    EXHIBITED:
    National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, "Joaquín Torres-García 1874-1949," October 2-November 1, 1970;
    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, "Joaquín Torres-García, 1874-1949," December 12, 1970-January 31, 1971;
    RISD Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, February 16-March 31, 1971.

    LITERATURE:
    D. Robbins, Joaquín Torres-García 1874-1949, Providence, 1970, no. 66, illustrated p. 97;
    L. Bantel, The Alice M. Kaplan Collection, Jamestown, 1980, no. 93, illustrated p. 198 (as Profile of a Lady).

    This work has been authenticated by Cecilia de Torres and is currently in the process of being included in the Online Catalogue Raisonné of Joaquín Torres-García (www.torresgarcia.com).


    Condition Report*: Considerable light and time staining. Adhesive residue across sheet verso, with some staining at right edges visible on sheet recto. A 1 x 1 inch loss to right side of upper edge, partially repaired with a small paper patch. A few approximately 3/4-inch tears at extreme edges of sheet, some repaired with adhesive. Creasing to corners, with a pinhole in the lower right corner. A horizontal soft crease extends the width of the work at center. Framed under glass.
    Framed Dimensions 32 X 17.5 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2021
    3rd Friday
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