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René Portocarrero (Cuban, 1912-1986) Catedral en Rojo

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2779B
Lot:
484
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

René Portocarrero (Cuban, 1912-1986)

Catedral en Rojo
Signed "PORTOCARRERO" l.l.
Gouache on paper/board, sight size 29 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (74.9 x 54.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

N.B. A copy of a certificate of assessment of style and value signed by Roberto J. Cayuso of Miami, Florida, accompanies the lot.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

When the frame was opened, the work was found to be signed, titled, inscribed, and dated " "RENE PORTOCARRERO"/-CATEDRAL EN ROJO-/LA HABANA/1975" u.c. on the reverse and also stamped "Registro Nacional de Bienes Culturales, Republica de Cuba" in green l.r., the stamp being overwritten in ink with numbers and an illegible signature.

Sheet size is 30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 56.0 cm). Paper is watermarked BFK RIVES. Sheet is affixed to the window mat with brown paper tape across the middle of the top edge, in the middle of both sides, and at the lower corners. Sheet with rippling and subtle handling creases.


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Miami, Roberto J. Cayuso

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