Cuban Art Online Auction

April 25, 2013


Lot 9

Walter Cruz (1969- )

Walter Cruz (1969- )
Lot 9 Details
Walter Cruz (1969- ), Uruguayan/Cuban


Oil on canvas; signed and dated 2006 lower right, titled and dated verso. Unframed.
27.5" x 17.5" — 69.9 x 44.5 cm.

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $180
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Casuccio Gallery, Toronto;
The Estate of John Casuccio, Toronto


Born in Uruguay, Walter Cruz studied art in Argentina at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires. Working in Cuba, Cruz has had numerous exhibits of his work, which range from landscapes to portraits. Cruz is most interested in the cultural aspect of Cuban life, and it is through his refined technique that he is able to offer his viewer the honest and authentic faces of the country, whether they be alone on a street corner, or in a crowd of hundreds.


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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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