Wifredo Lam, ‘Innocence, from the suite, Pleni Luna.’, 1974, Joseph Grossman Fine Art Gallery
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Wifredo Lam

Innocence, from the suite, Pleni Luna., 1974

Color lithograph
41 1/4 × 34 1/4 × 1 in
104.8 × 87 × 2.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Joseph Grossman Fine Art Gallery

This artwork titled "Innocence" from the suite, Pleni Luna, 1974, is an original color …

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Hand signed in pencil by the artist
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From the suite, Pleni Luna
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Published by H.A Grafik, Stockholm
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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This artwork titled "Innocence" from the suite, Pleni Luna, 1974, is an original color lithograph on watermarked Arches paper by Cuban artist Wilfredo Lam, 1902-1982. It is hand signed and numbered 59/262 in pencil by the artist. The image and sheet size is 25.35 x 19.5 inches. It was published by H.A …

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Print
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Hand signed in pencil by the artist
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From the suite, Pleni Luna
Publisher
Published by H.A Grafik, Stockholm
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).

Wifredo Lam

Innocence, from the suite, Pleni Luna., 1974

Color lithograph
41 1/4 × 34 1/4 × 1 in
104.8 × 87 × 2.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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