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    A COLLECTIONS OF MASTERPIECE WORKS BY MARIO CARREÑO
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    Cuban Art
    Mario Carreño
    Tropical Tree
    (Arbol Tropical), 1984
    oil on canvas
    58 1/2 x 47 inches

    Exhibited in Carreño, Acanthus Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, April-May 1986

    Exhibited in Latin America Art Auction, Miami, Florida, January 7,1994
    and illustrated in the corresponding exhibition catalog, lot 80.

    Illustrated in the book Mario Carreño, Cronología del Recuerdo,
    Editorial Antártica, 1991, page 71.

    Exhibited in Christie's Latin American Art, New York, May 31-June 1, 2007,
    and illustrated in the corresponding auction catalog, lot 2.

    Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks Volume Fourteen,
    Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, 2016, page 51.

    Cuban Art
    Mario Carreño
    Fruits of the Sea
    (Frutos del Mar), 1942
    oil on canvas
    30 1/2 x 39 3/4 inches


    Exhibited in Latin American Still Life, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida,
    George Bolge, Curator, September-November 2005, illustrated in the corresponding
    exhibition catalog on page 17.

    Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks Volume Eight, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables,
    Florida, 2009, page 33.

    Cuban Art
    Mario Carreño
    The Forgotten
    (Los Olvidados), 1976
    oil on canvas
    33 x 47 inches

    Provenance:
    Galería 9, Lima, Peru
    Private Collection, Conneticut
    Private Collection, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    Exhibited in Mario Carreño, Galería Imagen, Santiago de Chile, October 1976,
    and also exhibited in the corresponding catalog, page 42

    Exhibited in New Insights into Contemporary Latin American Art, September -
    October 1985, Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, Massachusetts and illustrated
    in the corresponding museum catalog.

    Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks Volume Sixteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables,
    Florida, 2018, page 52.

    Cuban Art
    Mario Carreño
    Fire in the Farm
    (Fuego en el Batey), 1943
    duco and oil on wood panel
    48 x 65 inches

    Provenance:
    The Collection of Milton and Nona Ward, Baldwin, New York
    Private Collection, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    Exhibited in Galería del Prado, Havana, Cuba, 1943
    Exhibited in Carreño: óleos-ducos, gouaches, acuarelas, Galería Lyceum, Havana, Cuba,
    November 9-16, 1943 and listed as number 9 in exhibition brochure.

    Exhibited in Christie's Latin American Auction Sale, New York, May 28-29, 2009, lot no. 10.

    Exhibited in Fuego en el Batey, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, July 3, 2009 and
    illustrated on the cover of the invitation.

    Exhibited in Cuban Art & Identity: 1900-1950, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach,
    Florida, curated b Juan A. Mártinez, PhD, October 19, 2013 - February 2, 2014 and illustrated
    in the museum catalog, page 24.

    Illustrated in Important Cuban Artworks Volume Fourteen, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables,
    Florida, 2016, cover page.

    Cuban Art
    Mario Carreño
    Chess
    (Ajedrez), 1974
    bronze sculpture, number I of VI
    25 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches

    Provenance:
    Galería Habana, Arte y Cinema, La Rampa, Havana, Cuba, exhibited November 1958.

    Maurice Roth Collection, Atlanta, Georgia

    The Mold for this sculpture was created by the artist in 1974. The casting was finalized
    in 2002 and production was initiated then at the Fundación R. Buchhass, Buenos Aires,
    Argentina (inscribed with foundry marks)

    Exhibited (different number) in Mario Carreño, Exposición Retrospectiva, 1939-1993,
    Museo de Arte Visuales, Santiago de Chile, March - May 2004. Illustrated on page 54
    of the exhibition catalog.

    Illustrated (different number) in Important Cuban Artworks Volume Sixteen,
    Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida, 2018, page 55.

    Cuban Art
    MARIO CARREÑO (1913 – 1999)
    Figurehead
    (Mascarón de Proa), 1974
    bronze sculpture, 13 of 18
    20 ¼ x 19 ¼ x 7 inches

    Provenance:
    Manuel Porro Vizcarra,
    San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    The mold for this sculpture was created by Mario Carreño in 1974.
    The casting was finalized in 2002, and production was conducted
    then at Fundición R. Buchhass, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    This sculpture was exhibited (different number) in Mario Carreño,
    Exposición Restrospectiva, 1939-1993,
    Museo de Artes Visuales,
    Santiago de Chile, March – May 2004.
    It appears illustrated on page 52 of the exhibition catalog.

    This sculpture is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
    signed by Juan Alberto Campos.

    Illustrated in IMPORTANT CUBAN ARTWORKS, Volume Seventeen, page 46.

    Cuban Art
    Mario Carreño
    Fruit Bowl
    (Frutero), 1974
    bronze sculpture, number I of IV
    13 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 11 inches

    This sculpture is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity
    signed by Ramón Vázquez Díaz dated August 21, 2003.

    The Mold for this sculpture was created by the artist in 1974. The casting was finalized
    in 2002 and production of Fruit Bowl was initiated then at the Fundación R. Buchhass,
    Buenos Aires, Argentina (inscribed with foundry marks)

    Exhibited (different number) in Mario Carreño, Exposición Retrospectiva, 1939 - 1993,
    Museo de Artes Visuales, Santiago de Chile

     
     
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