Leonor Fini (Argentine/French, 1908-1996)
The Mask of the Red Death (from Edgar Allan Poe), 1987; Oil on paper mounted to canvas (framed); Signed, dated and titled; 12 3/4" x 10 1/4"; Provenance Galerie Carpentier (acquired in 1988); The Adriana Williams Collection
Sale Price: $9,375
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
The work of art is in very good condition. Signed twice - lower right recto and lower left recto. Inscription on verso of stretcher (not necessarily by the artist). Colors are vibrant and intense. In a deep wood frame. Paint is stable with no apparent losses. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Richard Overstreet.