The Reality of the Birds
(La Realidad de los Pájaros)
Author: Wifredo Lam
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 29 3/4 x 36 1/2 inches
Inventory No: C4823
Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva, Switzerland;
Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida;
Private Collection, Key Biscayne, Florida.
Exhibited in Wifredo Lam, Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva, Switzerland, 1970.
Listed as no. 28 and illustrated on page 39 of the corresponding catalog.
Exhibited in Wifredo Lam, Galleria Arte Borgogna, Milan, Italy, 1970.
Exhibited in Wifredo Lam, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, England, 1970-1971.
Also in New York, in Gimpel Gallery and in Zurich, in Gimpel and Hanover Gallery.
Exhibited in Der Geist des Surrealismus, Albin Brunovski, Gemälde, Druckgraphik,
Wifredo Lam, Oelbilder,
Baukunst Galerie, Germany, 1971-1972.
Illustrated in Lam, A. Jouffroy, Paris, France, Éditions Georges Fall, Bibli-Opus, 1972, page 56.
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam, Max-Pol Fouchet, First Edition, 1976, page 134, no. 162, and in Wifredo Lam,
Max-Pol Fouchet, Second Edition, 1989, page 138, no. 162.
Illustrated in Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume II, 1961-1982,
Project Director: Eskil Lam, Acatos 2002, page 340, no. 70.77.
This artwork is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by
Madame Lou Laurin Lam,
dated September 24, 2009, no. 09.16.