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Wifredo Lam

Wifredo Lam (Cuban, 1902–1982)

Catalogue Raisonné

Lam 248


Overall: 41.6 × 31.1 × 3.5 cm (16 3/8 × 12 1/4 × 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Unbound monograph with text by Yvon Taillandier and reproductions of works by Lam, in brown cloth-covered slipcase, with one original etching

Not On View


Illustrated books

Etching printed by Giorgio Upiglio, Milan
Published by Éditions Denoël, Paris


Colophon inscribed in black ink: HC. XX


2017, sold by Vincent Cesbron, Chemillé, France, to Bernardo Navarro Tomas, Brooklyn, New York; 2017, sold by Bernardo Navarro Tomas to an anonymous collector, Cambridge, MA; 2019, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Antonio F. Cao