Modern and Contemporary Art /16 May 2004

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Armando Villegas (b. 1928)

Construction
Peru, 1958
oil on canvasoil on canvas
49 h × 43 w in (124 × 109 cm)

An exceptional cubist canvas by Villegas chosen by guest curator Joseph R. Shapiro for the Pan American Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1958. Signed and dated lower right. Signed, titled and dated on verso. Gallery tag. Framed. Exhibited: The United States Collects Pan American Art, Art Institute of Chicago, July 22nd through September 7th, 1959

provenance: Joseph R. Shapiro, Chicago, Illinois Private collection, Chicago

estimate: $10,000–15,000
result: $11,210

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