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Private Collection and Provenance 29" x 22" (Attrib.) with Attrib Certificate of Authenticity and Provenance Rene Portocarrero 1912-1985 was a Cuban artist recognised internationally for his achievements Portocarrero began his artistic education at the San Alejandro academy, but left early and is hence considered 'self taught' He put on his first exhibition in 1934, at the Havana Lyceum, beginning a long and fruitful career which included a 1937 collaboration with Mariano Rodríguez and work as a 'free studies' teacher of painting and sculpture. After travels in Haiti, Europe and the United States he gave his first show to an overseas audience at Julien Levy's gallery in New York City in 1945. / With Attribute Certf



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