23 - 24 May 2018
Augusto Torres (1913-1992)
signed and dated 'A. Torres, 1954' (lower right)
oil on burlap
38 ¼ x 80 in. (97.1 x 203.2 cm.)
Painted in 1954.
Private collection, Montevideo.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 21 November 1995, lot 93.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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We are grateful to Cecilia de Torres for confirming authenticity and her assistance in cataloguing this work.
Augusto Torres executed a mural now at the Sindicato Médico in Montevideo based on this work in 1954.
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