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September 23, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Roberto Estopiñán (Cuban, 1921-2015) Seated Torso

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2930BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 23, 2016 4:00PM


Roberto Estopiñán (Cuban, 1921-2015)

Seated Torso
Signed and dated "R. Estopinan NY 1982" toward the bottom.
Alabaster, 18 x 9 1/2 x 7 in. (45.8 x 24.2 x 17.8 cm).
Condition: Minor dust to the interstices.

Provenance: From the artist to Schweyer-Galdo Galleries, Birmingham, Michigan, 1983, to the current owner.

N.B. Accompanied by a signed copy of the exhibition catalog by Roberto Estopiñán, Olga Nodarse-Chao, José Gómez Sicre, Judith Weiner, and Carlos Franqui, Estopiñán Sculpture and Related Drawings (Birmingham, Michigan: Schweyer-Galdo Editions, 1983),in which Seated Torso is reproduced, and a certificate of authenticity from the Schweyer-Galdo Galleries, Birmingham, Michigan, dated October 5, 1983.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

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Carlos Franqui, Judith Weiner, Olga Nodarse-Chao, Roberto Estopi