A Trois Centimetres De La Terre
Artwork: A Trois Centimetres De La Terre
Size: 146.8 x 216.8 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1962
Marks: Signed and dated 1962
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva; Andre Naggar, Paris; Jacques Wohres, Paris; Sale: Enghien-les-Bains, Hotel des ventes mobilieres, March 27, 1990, lot 26; Collection Alain & Candice Fraiberger
Exhibition history: New York, Albert Loeb Gallery, 1963; Geneva, Galerie Krugier & Cie, Wifredo Lam, 1963, no. 22 or 23; Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, XXeme Salon de Mai, 1964; catalogue, p. 53, illustrated; Hanover, Kestsnergesellschaft, Retrospective Lam, 1966; catalogue, no. 58, illustrated; Basel, Kunsthalle, Wifredo Lam Malerei, 1966; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Stockholm, Moderna Museet and Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Retrospective Lam, 1967; Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Totems et Tabous, Lam, Matta, Penalba, 1968; catalogue, n.p., illustrated; Dusseldorf, Kunst Nordrhein Westfalen & Hamburg, Kunstverein, Wifredo Lam, 1988-89; catalogue, p. 78, no. 53, illustrated; Paris, Musee Dapper, Lam, 2001-2002; Yokohama, Centennial Exhibition, Yokohama Museum of Art, Wifredo Lam: Modernism and Beyond, 2002-2003; L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Maison Rene Char, Lam et les poetes, 2005; catalogue, pp. 38-39, illustrated; Madrid, Museo nacional Centro de arte Reina Sofia, Wifredo Lam, 2016; catalogue, p. 149, illustrated in colour

Sotheby's Paris

Date: 2017-12-06
Lot Number: 11
Low Estimate: $2962560 [+51%]
High Estimate: $4147580 [+8%]
Hammer Price: $4503084
Sold For: $5262920