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It is with great pleasure that we present to you the catalog of our Auction 148, dedicated to Modern and Contemporary Art.

A unique session, with 500 lots, focusing on painting, drawing and sculpture, but also including furniture and design pieces, african art, photography, and still several pieces of silver.

Júlio Pomar and Jorge Vieira (lots 107 and 142) (reproduced at the cover and back cover),Vieira da Silva, Abel Salazar, Carlos Botelho, Francis Smith, Júlio Resende, Nadir Afonso, Vespeira, Arpad Szenes, Sá Nogueira, Ângelo de Sousa, Maluda, João Cutileiro, Rui Chafes, Fernando Calhau, Eduardo Batarda, Pedro Calapez, Raúl Perez, Noronha da Costa, Artur Bual, Cargaleiro, José de Guimarães and Joana Vasconcelos are just a few of the well-known names represented -  the complete list can be consulted in the index, at the last pages of this catalog.

Some highlights:

Vieira da Silva (1947-2000), “Vieira à Yèvre”, tempera on paper, signed (Lot 111).

Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918), “Caricature of Arthur Cardoso - painter”, ink on paper, signed and dated from Paris, 1907 (Lot 170).

Gérard Castello-Lopes (1925-2011), “Untitled”, gelatin and silver nitrate, signed and dated from Lisbon, 1956 (Lot 170).

Clearly a good opportunity to know more and narrow ties with modern and contemporary art in its multiple facets: come and see for yourself!
Hoping to have the pleasure to welcome you at our auction, our exhibition or our website, yours sincerely,


Pedro Maria de Alvim                                                 Miguel Cabral de Moncada