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A TROIS CENTIMÈTRES DE LA TERRE by Wifredo Lam

Wifredo Lam

A TROIS CENTIMÈTRES DE LA TERRE, 1962

oil on canvas
146.8 x 216.8 cm (57.8 x 85.35 in)
paintings

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ImageSale dateTitleAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldCondition
Dec 6, 2017
A TROIS CENTIMÈTRES DE LA TERRESotheby'sParisCollection Alain & Candice Fraiberger11
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Mar 27, 1990
A TROIS CENTIMÈTRES DE LA TERREChampin-Lombrail-GautierLombrail & Gautier, EnchienOil Paintings, Watercolours & Sculpture26
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Artwork description

Category
paintings
Dimensions
146.8 x 216.8 cm (57.8 x 85.35 in)
Materials
oil on canvas
Signature
signed and dated 1962
Provenance
Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva André Naggar, Paris Jacques Wohres, Paris Sale: Enghien-les-Bains, Hôtel des ventes mobilières, March 27, 1990, lot 26 Collection Alain & Candice Fraiberger
Exhibited
New York, Albert Loeb Gallery, 1963 Geneva, Galerie Krugier & Cie, Wifredo Lam, 1963, no. 22 or 23 Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, XXème Salon de Mai, 1964; catalogue, p. 53, illustrated Hanover, Kestsnergesellschaft, Rétrospective Lam, 1966; catalogue, no. 58, illustrated Basel, Kunsthalle, Wifredo Lam Malerei, 1966 Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Stockholm, Moderna Museet and Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rétrospective Lam, 1967 Paris, Musée 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, Musée Dapper, Lam, 2001-2002 Yokohama, Centennial Exhibition, Yokohama Museum of Art, Wifredo Lam: Modernism and Beyond, 2002-2003 L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Maison René Char, Lam et les poètes, 2005; catalogue, pp. 38-39, illustrated Madrid, Museo nacional Centro de arte Reina Sofia, Wifredo Lam, 2016; catalogue, p. 149, illustrated in colour
Literature
L'Oeil, Le Salon de mai, juin 1964, p. 35, illustrated Michel Leiris, Wifredo Lam, New York, 1970, n.p., no. 146, illustrated Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Paris, 1976, p. 114, no. 128, illustrated XXe siècle, no. 52, Wifredo Lam, juillet 1979, p. 12, illustrated Max-Pol Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, Paris, 1989, p. 118, no. 128, illustrated Lou Laurin-Lam and Eskil Lam, Wifredo Lam, Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, vol. II, 1961-1982, Lausanne, 2002, p. 265, no. 62.33, illustrated
Description
signed and dated 1962 oil on canvas 146,8 x 216,8 cm; 57 3/4 x 85 3/8  in. Executed in 1962.

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