SALVADOR CORRATGÉ (b. 1928) Polifonia, 1970

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Lot 227
SALVADOR CORRATGÉ
(b. 1928)
Polifonia, 1970

Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium
SALVADOR CORRATGÉ (b. 1928)
Polifonia, 1970
signed and dated 'S. Corratgé 70' (lower right); signed, dated and titled 'S. Corratgé 2 Julio 1970 "POLIFONIA"' (on the reverse)
oil on panel in artist's frame
39 1/4 x 31 1/2 in. (99.7 x 80 cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Cuban Embassy, East Germany.
    A gift from the Cuban Ambassador to East Germany to the present owner circa 1978.

    Cuban painter Salvador Corratgé (1928- 2014) was born in Havana and became a founding member of Los Diez Pintores Concretos (the Ten Concrete Painters) group – abstractionists who broke away from Cuban figurative traditions. He studied at Aplicadas anexa a la Academia de San Alejandro from 1949-1950 and at the University of Havana from 1950- 1951. His work was shown in solo exhibitions at Latin Art Core, Miami (2014); the Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas, Holguín (2007); the Museo de Arte Cubano, Havana (2007); the Museo Universitario Contemporáneo de Arte, Mexico (1996); and Edificio Histórico de la Universidad de Oviedo in Spain (1995). Corratgé has exhibited in group shows including the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (1994, 2002); the International Graphic Biennial, Maastricht (1993); the 2nd Biennale of Ceramics, Havana (1991); the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (1986); the 2nd Biennial Interamericana, Mexico (1960;, and 1st Biennial of Painting and Printmaking in Mexico (1958).

Saleroom notices

  • Please note, provenance should read:
    Provenance
    Cuban Embassy, East Germany.
    A gift from the Cuban Ambassador to East Germany to the present owner in 1985.
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