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Wifredo Lam

El casquee, 1974

Lithograph
25 × 19 1/2 in
63.5 × 49.5 cm
Edition 72/262
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,500
Ships from Long Island City, NY, US
Shipping: $75 domestic, $250 rest of world
Location
Long Island City
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Artist: Wifredo Lam, Cuban (1902 - 1982)
Title: El Casquee (She with Helmet) from Pleni Luna Suite

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Artist: Wifredo Lam, Cuban (1902 - 1982)
Title: El Casquee (She with Helmet) from Pleni Luna Suite
Year: 1974
Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil
Edition: 72/262
Size: 25 x 19.5 in. (63.5 x 49.53 cm)
Frame Size: 32 x 25.5 inches

Medium
Print
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Series
From the Pleni Luna suite
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Wifredo Lam
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Wifredo Lam
Cuban, 1902–1982
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A major early 20th-century painter, Wifredo Lam fused elements of Cubism and Surrealism with African culture in paintings that were exhibited alongside those of Pablo Picasso and other Cubists and Fauvists. A native Cuban, Lam hailed from Chinese, European, Indian, and mixed-African descent, and he was deeply influenced by African spiritual practices such as Santeria. He studied in Spain under the same teacher as Salvador Dalí and became a friend of Picasso after moving to Paris in 1938. After returning to Havana in 1941, Lam began producing paintings that were dominated by hybridized human-animal-vegetal figures. There he produced his most famous work, The Jungle (1943), which depicted four grotesque figures with mask-like faces emerging from dense vegetation, and has drawn comparisons with Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica (1937).

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Artist: Wifredo Lam, Cuban (1902 - 1982)
Title: El Casquee (She with Helmet) from Pleni Luna Suite

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Artist: Wifredo Lam, Cuban (1902 - 1982)
Title: El Casquee (She with Helmet) from Pleni Luna Suite
Year: 1974
Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil
Edition: 72/262
Size: 25 x 19.5 in. (63.5 x 49.53 cm)
Frame Size: 32 x 25.5 inches

Medium
Print
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Series
From the Pleni Luna suite
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Wifredo Lam
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$2,400–$2,550
This work
$0
$3,600+
Wifredo Lam
Cuban, 1902–1982
Follow

A major early 20th-century painter, Wifredo Lam fused elements of Cubism and Surrealism with African culture in paintings that were exhibited alongside those of Pablo Picasso and other Cubists and Fauvists. A native Cuban, Lam hailed from Chinese, European, Indian, and mixed-African descent, and he was deeply influenced by African spiritual practices such as Santeria. He studied in Spain under the same teacher as Salvador Dalí and became a friend of Picasso after moving to Paris in 1938. After returning to Havana in 1941, Lam began producing paintings that were dominated by hybridized human-animal-vegetal figures. There he produced his most famous work, The Jungle (1943), which depicted four grotesque figures with mask-like faces emerging from dense vegetation, and has drawn comparisons with Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica (1937).

Wifredo Lam

El casquee, 1974

Lithograph
25 × 19 1/2 in
63.5 × 49.5 cm
Edition 72/262
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,500
Ships from Long Island City, NY, US
Shipping: $75 domestic, $250 rest of world
Location
Long Island City
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
Learn more.
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