Sample the Latin flavor in Ro Gallery’s May 28 Auction
One of the top-estimated lots in the sale is a 1962 oil on canvas by Raimundo de Oliveira (Brazilian, 1930-1966) titled Jonah and the Whale. Signed and dated, the colorful 28½ inch by 39½ inch work is expected to make $40,000-$50,000.
An untitled Wellington de Sousa (Brazilian, 1929-1988) oil-on-panel painting of three children cradling a cat measures 24 inches by 29.5 inches. The 1962 artwork could be one of the auction’s high fliers and carries a $40,000-$50,000 estimate.
Nino en Amarillo (Boy in Yellow) is a charming portrait typical of the style of its creator, Gustavo Montoya (Mexican, 1905-2003). The signed 22-inch by 18-inch picture dates to around 1965 and is estimated at $7,000-$9,000.
A portfolio of 10 signed and numbered aquatint etchings painted by Roberto Matta (Chilean, 1911-2002) and titled Il explose from Hom’mere III – L’Ergonaute was printed and published by Georges Visat, Paris, in 1977. Identified as edition XXIII of XXV, it will be offered by Ro Galleries with a $9,000-$12,000 estimate.
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ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE