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Portfolio box for Le feu vert (The Green Light)

1973–74
Wifredo Lam (Cuban, 1902–1982)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lam 298-303

Dimensions

Overall: 73 × 52.7 × 2.5 cm (28 3/4 × 20 3/4 × 1 in.)

Accession Number

2019.64.8

Medium or Technique

Brown cloth-covered portfolio box for the portfolio of six color lithographs with title page

Not On View

Classifications

Portfolios

Printed by Edizione d’arte Torcular, Milan
Published by Studio Forini, Zagreb

Provenance

Sold by the printer and publisher, Edizione d'arte Torcular, Milan, to Simona Aldrovandi, Bologna, Italy; 2013, sold by Simona Aldrovandi to Bernardo Navarro Tomas, Brooklyn, New York; 2017, sold by Bernardo Navarro Tomas to anonymous collector, Cambridge, MA; 2019, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Antonio F. Cao