3106: Carreno, "Classic Nude", O/C
Mario Carreno (Cuban, 1913-1999), "Classic Nude", oil on canvas, signed and dated 1942 lower right, 28" x 23". From his “Classical Period”, a brief but important period in the evolution of his style. Provenance: Marta Vesa family, (Author, Cuban culinary heritage scholar) Havana, Cuba, then to private collection in Pennsylvania. Hand written certificate of authenticity from his widow, Ida Carreno Gonzalez, includes positive certificate of analysis from CAMA Center for Art Material Analysis, Westmont, Illinois in English and Spanish. Also a certificate from Carlos Martinez, former executive director of the Cuban Museum, Miami, Florida.