• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 16

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)

    Mujeres con rebozo

    Price Realised  

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)
    Mujeres con rebozo
    signed 'Tamayo' (lower left)
    gouache on paper
    10 x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1927.


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    We are grateful to Art Historian Juan Carlos Pereda for his assistance in cataloguing this work.

    Provenance

    Weyhe Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 18 May 1993, lot 118 (illustrated in color).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Tamayo En Papel: Una posición ante la crítica y el mercado, 1926-1959, Mexico City, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, 2001, p. 15, no. 2 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    New York, The Art Center, Exhibition of Paintings by Rufino Tamayo, 7-26 November 1927, no. 24.
    Mexico City, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Tamayo: En Papel, Una posición ante la crítica y el mercado 1926-1959, 23 August- 18 November 2001, no. 2.