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It is with great satisfaction that we introduce to you our Auction catalogue 158 about Modern and Contemporary art.

A single session, with 475 lots, centred on painting, drawing and sculpture but also including pieces of furniture and design, African art, photography
and several others of silver.

D'Assumpção and Cruzeiro Seixas (lots 180 and 134) reproduced on the cover and on the back cover), Nadir Afonso, Justino Alves, António Areal, Pedro Barateiro, René Bértholo, Artur Bual, Pedro Calapez, Carlos Calvet, Cargaleiro, Mário Cesariny, Rui Chafes, José Manuel Ciria, Noronha da Costa, António Dacosta, Olafur Eliasson, Marcel Gromaire, Fernando Lanhas, André Lanskoy, Álvaro Lapa, Jorge Martins, Lucio Muñoz, Miguel Palma, Palolo, Guilherme Parente, Costa Pinheiro, Júlio Pomar, Paula Rego, Júlio Resende, Joaquim Rodrigo, Julião Sarmento, António Sena, Nikias Skapinakis, Ângelo de Sousa, Vespeira, Ana Vidigal, João Vieira, Jorge Vieira, are some of the outstanding names represented here, whose full listing can be found in the related index on the last pages of this catalogue.

Here are some of the highlights:

Júlio Pomar (born 1926), Screen”, collage and acrylic painting on canvas, signed and dated 1979 (Lot 148).

António Dacosta (1914-1990), Untitled”, acrylic on canvas, 1989, author’s stamp on the back (Lot 176).

Fernando Lanhas (1923-2012), “D5-47 (Angel)”, Chinese ink on paper, signed and dated 1947 (Lot 159).

Clearly excellent opportunities to get closely acquainted and strengthen the bounds with Modern and Contemporary art in its multiple aspects - come and see for yourself!

Finally, allow us to draw your attention to two of the most recent publications by our partner SCRIBES already available at our facilities and on

“Raul Lino - Tradition and modernity in decorative arts”, by Maria do Carmo Lino; “The Taste in Art –Modern Age”, collective work directed by Ana Duarte Rodrigues.

Hoping to have the satisfaction of welcoming you at our auction, in our showroom or on our website, with our best regards,

Pedro Maria de Alvim                                                    Miguel Cabral de Moncada