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    Sale 1907

    Latin American Sale Day Session

    19 - 20 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 185

    Alice Rahon (French/Mexican 1916-1987)

    Principio del paleolítico

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    Alice Rahon (French/Mexican 1916-1987)
    Principio del paleolítico
    signed 'Alice Rahon' (lower left) signed again and titled 'Alice Rahon, Mexico, Principio del paleolitico' (on the stretcher on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    27½ x 35½ in. (70 x 90.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1960.


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    Provenance

    Fernando Espejo Méndez collection.
    Private collection, Mexico City.
    Private collection, New York.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, El Surrealismo entre Viejo y Nuevo Mundo, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, 1989, p. 195 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaría, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, El Surrrealismo entre Viejo y Nuevo Mundo, December 1989- February 1990.