Enrique Martinez Celaya

b. 1964, Cuban/American

"Lost Letters," 1995

Oil and mixed media on canvas
Signed, dated and inscribed verso: Martinez Celaya, and with the copyright symbol / "indiferently - letters - but remote from me," and with a poem by Pablo Neruda, "I skimmed them neither offended nor slighted, as if they were letters to other people, others like me, lost letters."
72" H x 60" W

  • Provenance: Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. A 5" light surface scratch upper center. A 4" x 3" scattered area of craquelure in the center. A pea-sized chip of paint loss lower center. A 3" x .5" area of paint loss lower right. Minor dust accumulation.

    Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.

    Frame: 79" H x 67.25" W x 2" D

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February 23, 2021 12:00 PM PST
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