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    Sale 2173

    Latin American Sale

    28 - 29 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    Diego Rivera (Mexican 1886-1957)

    Untitled (Illustration for Mexican Folkways)

    Price Realised  

    Diego Rivera (Mexican 1886-1957)
    Untitled (Illustration for Mexican Folkways)
    signed 'Diego Rivera' (lower left)
    graphite on paper
    12 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (31.4 x 23.8 cm.)
    Executed in 1927.


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    This work is the original drawing for an illustration that appeared in Mexican Folkways, Vol. 3, no. 1, February-March 1927.

    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist (1927).
    By descent.
    Private collection, South Africa.


    Literature

    Diego Rivera: Catálogo General de Obra de Caballete, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 1989, p. 102, no. 753 (illustrated).