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Francisco Narváez (Venezuelan, 1905-1982)
Still Life with Flowers, Bottles, and Fruit. Signed "NARVAEZ" l.l. Oil on canvas, 24 x 19 in., framed. Condition: Fine craquelure and flaking to some areas of impasto, canvas bulge to center, surface grime.
Provenance: Miguel Otero Silva to Jerome Sonnenborn c. 1960; by descent to the current private collection, New York.
N.B. Miguel Otero Silva (Venezuelan, 1908-1985) was a prominent writer, journalist, humorist, and politician. He owned the daily newspaper El Nacional, for which Jerome Sonnenborn's paper company supplied the newsprint. A certificate of authenticity from the Fundación Francisco Narváez accompanies the lot.
Framed dimensions: 29 x 24 3/4 in.
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