Lot 5Mariano Rodriguez
Portrait of Francisco Valdes-Portela, circa 1940-49
Signed and inscribed A Portela/palifacetico/como sur ciuidad/Mariano (lr)
Colored chalk, ink, gouache and pencil with incising on paper
14 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches (36.2 x 28.5 cm)
Acquired directly from the artist, private collection, New York
Sale, Doyle New York, Modern and Contemporary Art, European and American Art, May 24, 2005, lot 10
C Property from The Estate of Dr. Alex Eliseo Asencio
Sold for $1,386
Sheet is taped into mat along upper edge on reverse. Remnants of brown paper tape along border of sheet, all around. Small tears and wear to all four corners. Edge wear. Soiling to sheet. Scattered handling marks. A small cluster of light pinhead-sized stains at ear of figure.
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