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Luis Alfredo López Méndez (Venezuelan, 1901-1996) Still Life with Roses

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
349
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Luis Alfredo López Méndez (Venezuelan, 1901-1996)

Still Life with Roses
Signed and dated "lopez-Méndez/1960" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 x 34 3/4 in. (69.5 x 88.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Tear and small paint loss u.c., small puncture l.c., 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.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Framed dimensions: 33 1/2 x 40 3/4 in.

Horizontal tear to upper center measures approximately 5/8 in.


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Keywords

B. Miguel Otero Silva, Luis Alfredo, Jerome Sonnenborn, Countries, El Nacional, International organizations, Miguel Otero Silva, Otero, Spanish language, Venezuela

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