Palm Beach Modern Auctions
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Sat, Apr 23, 2022 12:00PM EDT
Lot 52

Auguste Herbin Cubist Painting

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Auguste Herbin (1882-1960)
Marking(s); notes: signed
Country of origin; materials: French; oil on canvas
Dimensions (H, W, D): 21.75"h, 17.5"w; 30.5"h, 26.75"w frame
Additional Information: Work is depicted in the brochure for the Consejo Nacional de Cultura (Cuban National Council of Culture) March 1960 Artist of the Month exhibition, organized by the museum as a posthumous tribute following the artist's death in January of that year. Lot is accompanied by the following documents, described chronologically: 1) photo export permit issued by Customs of Madrid, dated 6.25.1958; 2) Consejo Nacional de Cultura exhibition brochure, dated 3.1.1960; 3) photo Certificate of Authenticity, signed and stamped Museo Nacional, Havana, Cuba; 4) letter addressed to Arsenio Caraballo requesting loan of the work for the exhibition, signed Vicentina Antuna Tavio, Director General of Culture, dated 2.5.1960; 5) museum receipt of the work, signed Enrique C.---, Secretary of the Painting Section, dated 2.13.1960; 6) museum return letter, signed same as receipt, dated 4.2.1960; 7) condition report provided by consignor. Original documents are available for in-person inspection at Palm Beach Modern Auctions. A scan is available by email upon request. Provenance: Collection of Arsenio Caballo, Havana, Cuba | Collection of Lazaro Caballo, by descent | Private Collection, Conroe, Texas.

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good, some areas of light craquelure (primarily in corners), cleaned, restretched and UV varnished per consignor's condition report

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