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Germán Cueto (Mexican, 1893-1975) Self Portrait

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
750
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Germán Cueto (Mexican, 1893-1975)

Self Portrait
Dedicated, signed, and dated "...Stanton Forbes...Germán Cueto/
Mex. 26 Agosto de 1953" on the reverse.
Oil with wooden bead on shaped canvas, 13 5/8 x 6 x 5 3/4 in. (34.6 x 15.3 x 14.6 cm), unframed.
Condition: Creases, surface breaks, paint losses, craquelure, surface grime.

N.B. The work is dedicated to W. Stanton Forbes (1912-1989). From 1950 to 1953 Forbes studied History of Art and Applied Arts at Mexico City College under Justino Fernandez, Lola and German Cueto, and Enrique Climent.
Estimate $800-1,200

Inscribed on the reverse in Spanish, "Para mi mas/querido amigo/ Stanton Forbes/.../este mi auto.../trato./Carinosmente..amigo German Cueto/ Mex. 26 Agosto de 1953."

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Stanton Forbes, W. Stanton Forbes, Mexico City College, Enrique Climent, Forbes

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