Wifredo Lam, ‘Untitled’, 1944, Painting, Mixed media on paper laid on canvas, Galleria Ferrari
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Wifredo Lam

Untitled, 1944

Mixed media on paper laid on canvas
32 3/5 × 27 3/5 in
82.7 × 70 cm
.
€225,000
Location
Treviglio BG
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Galleria Ferrari
Treviglio BG

44.12 Inventory catalogue by SDO wifredo Lam

Vol 1 Catalogue Raisonee by Lou Lam

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Good overall conditions
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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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44.12 Inventory catalogue by SDO wifredo Lam

Vol 1 Catalogue Raisonee by Lou Lam

Medium
Condition
Good overall conditions
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by authorized authenticating body)
Frame
Included
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

Untitled, 1944

Mixed media on paper laid on canvas
32 3/5 × 27 3/5 in
82.7 × 70 cm
.
€225,000
Location
Treviglio BG
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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