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Wifredo Lam, Elle, casqué - from the suite Pleni Luna

Wifredo Lam Elle, casqué - from the suite Pleni Luna, 1974

View in a room Print 25.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch 1 remaining copy

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Wifredo Lam, Elle, casqué - from the suite Pleni Luna
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  • Offered by the gallery

    Wallector Srl
    Rome - Italy

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Hand-signed by artist

  • Medium

    Print : lithography, etching

  • Support

    Print on paper

  • Type

    Numbered and limited to 262 copies

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    25.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Collector’s Guide

  • About the artwork

    Hand signed and numbered.
    Edition of 262 prints.

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

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Wifredo Lam

Born in: 1902 Cuba

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Wifredo Lam

Biography
Wifredo Lam was born in 1902 in Sagua la Grande (Cuba). He studied Law before leaving his island in 1923 for Spain.

Wifredo Lam joined the Artcollege of Madrid where he would work in the painter Fernando Alvarez de Sotomayor’s atelier. His first personal exhibition was organized in 1928. The work of Wifredo Lam was in its halfcaste history (China, Africa, and the Antilles). The artist was notably inspired by Africans who brought in Cuba "their primitive culture, their magic religion, and its mystic aspect".

During the Spanish civil war, Wifredo Lam fought for the republicans. He was obliged to take refuge in France in 1937; there, he met Picasso who helped him to find his place in the Parisian artistic environment and introduced him to his friends (Michel Leiris, Paul Eluard, Tristan Tzara, Léger, Braque, Miro, Christian Zervos, Matisse, etc.). In 1939, he joined André Breton and the surrealist movement.

Wifredo Lam died in Paris in 1982. According to the painter’s will, his ashes were transferred in Cuba, where was created in posthumous honoring, the "Centre Wifredo Lam" for the promotion and the study of the Third World-Plastic Arts.
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Wifredo Lam, Elle, casqué - from the suite Pleni Luna
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