Framed: 20 x 22 1/2 inches
Marked: Serie B. No. 349 / “Las Graias del Tio Eustáquie” / 40 x 35 (verso), No. 134/Serie XXV.Ee (label, verso) Galeria Bononi, Buenos Aires (label, verso)
Uruguayan painter Pedro Figari worked for the greater portion of his life as lawyer, writer, and politician only turning his attention to full time painting in his later years, He is best known as an early modernist who placed emphasis quotidian life. Painted primarily from memory, Figari’s work displays an intense personal feeling, capturing the essence of local customs, family gatherings, and personal memories of his childhood in Montevideo.
Family of the Artist
Galerie Bonino, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Acquired 1957, private collection
Descended in the family
Weschler’s, Washington, D.C.