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Construccion En Blanco

Artwork:
Construccion En Blanco
Size:
175.3 x 89.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on linen
Creation Year:
1931
Marks
Signed J. Torres-Garcia (lower left); dated 31 (lower right); signed J. Torres-Garcia (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Estate of the artist; Alice M. Kaplan Collection, New York; Acquired from the previous
Exhibition History :
Washington, D.C., Pan American Union; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art & Aurora, Wells College, Joaquin Torres-Garcia of Uruguay, 1961, no. 5; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum & Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Joaquin Torres-Garcia, 1961-62, no. 6; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia & Valencia, Institut Valencia d'Art Modern Centre Julio Gonzalez, J. Torres-Garcia, 1991, no. 72, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Crosscurrents of Modernism: Four Latin American Pioneers: Diego Rivera; Joaquín Torres-Garcia; Wifredo Lam; Matta, 1992, no. 29, illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, Cecilia de Torres Limited, Joaquin Torres-Garcia 1874-1949, 1995, no. 6 Pontevedra, Museo de Pontevedra, J.Torres-García, obra constructiva, 1996, no. 5; Lisbon, Fundacao Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva, Torres-Garcia, obra constructivista, 1996, no. 3, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Heterotopias: Medio siglo sin-lugar: 1918-1968, 2000-01, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Inverted Utopias, Avant-Garde Art in Latin America, 2004, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Madrid, Fundación Telefonica & Málaga, Museo Picasso, Joaquin Torres-García: The Arcadian Modern, 2015-17, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2019-05-14
Lot Number :
43
Low Estimate :
$3,500,000[-20%]*
High Estimate :
$4,500,000[-38%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,800,000
Sold For :
$3,380,000*