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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    Diego Rivera (Mexican 1886-1957)

    Paisaje con chozas

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    Diego Rivera (Mexican 1886-1957)
    Paisaje con chozas
    signed, dated and inscribed 'Al Maestro [Domingo] Barnés, Diego Rivera Mex 1934' (lower left) and signed again 'Diego Rivera' (lower right)
    watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper
    17¼ x 15¼ in. (43.8 x 38.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1934.


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    This work is part of the National Heritage of Mexico and cannot be removed from that country. Accordingly, it is offered for sale in New York from the catalogue and will not be available in New York. Delivery of the work will be made in Mexico in compliance with local requirements. Prospective buyers may contact Christie's Representatives in Mexico for an appointment to view the work.

    Provenance

    Mrs. Philip E. Spaulding, Honolulu.
    Property from a Western Institution, Sotheby's, New York, May 1981, lot 13 (illustrated).
    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, November 1994, lot 198 (illustrated in color).
    Private collection, Mexico City.


    Literature

    Diego Rivera: Catálogo General de Obra de Caballete, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 1989, no. 1127 (illustrated).