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It is with great pleasure that we present to you the catalog of our Auction 152, dedicated to Modern and Contemporary Art.

A single session, with more than 450 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 e Vieira da Silva (lots 86 and 88) (reproduced at the cover and back cover), Justino Alves, René Bértholo, Carlos Botelho, Daniel Blaufuks, Artur Bual, Pedro Calapez, Carlos Calvet, Cargaleiro, Pedro Casqueiro, Rui Chafes, Noronha da Costa, Sonia Delaunay, José de Guimarães, Álvaro Lapa, Eduardo Luiz, Eduardo Nery, Sá Nogueira, Palolo, Guilherme Parente, Armanda Passos, Francis Picabia, Costa Pinheiro, Júlio Resende, Joaquim Rodrigo, Julião Sarmento, António Sena, Nikias Skapinakis, Ângelo de Sousa, Arpad Szenes, Joana Vasconcelos, Vespeira, João Vieira, 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:

Pedro Casqueiro (Born 1959), “Untitled”, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1990 (Lot 175).

Francis Picabia (1878-1953), “Untitled”, pencil on paper, signed (Lot 156).

Daniel Blaufuks (Nasc. 1963), “Um copo de água (da série «O ofício de viver - The business of living»)”, C print, 2010 (Lot 238).

Clearly a good opportunity to know more and narrow ties with modern and contemporary art in its multiple facets: come and see for yourself!

A final line for the most recent publication by our subsidiary SCRIBE – an outstanding doctoral thesis recently defended at the Faculdade de Letras of the University of Lisbon, whose title speaks for itself: FAKES IN ART, authored by Teresa Gonçalves. Available at bookstores, at our premises and

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