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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 164

    Carlos Mérida (1891-1984)

    Carlos Mérida (1891-1984)

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    Carlos Mérida (1891-1984)
    a) El círculo azul
    signed and dated 'CARLOS MERIDA 1965' (lower left); signed and titled 'CARLOS MERIDA EL CIRCULO AZUL' (on the reverse)
    petroplastic on panel
    19 ½ x 14 ¼ in. (49.5 x 36.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1965.

    b) Variaciones sobre un tema, no. 1
    signed and dated 'CARLOS MERIDA 1970' (lower right)
    acrylic on panel
    14 ¾ x 10 ¾ in. (37.5 x 27.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1970.

    c) Nimá Galel
    signed and dated 'CARLOS MERIDA 1968' (lower center); signed, dated and titled twice 'Carlos Mérida 1968 Nimá Galel' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on paper
    30 ¼ x 22 in. (76.8 x 55.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1968.

    d) Proyecto para una pintura en Duco
    signed and dated 'Carlos Merida 1941' (lower center); titled 'Proyecto para una pintura en Duco' (lower left)
    pencil and gouache on paper
    17 ½ x 16 ½ in. (44.5 x 41.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1941.

    Four in one lot.


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    Provenance

    Bernard and Edith Lewin collection, Palm Springs, California.
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LEWIN FAMILY COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    a & b) Palm Springs, California, Palm Springs Desert Museum, 20th Century Mexican Masters, 23 March - 6 May 1979.