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    Sale 1907

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    19 - 20 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 17

    Gunther Gerzso (Mexican 1915-2000)

    Rojo, amarillo, verde

    Price Realised  

    Gunther Gerzso (Mexican 1915-2000)
    Rojo, amarillo, verde
    signed and dated 'GERZSÓ 66' (lower right) signed and dated again 'GERZSÓ, IX. 66' and titled 'ROJO, AMARILLO, VERDE' (on the reverse)
    oil on masonite
    24 1/8 x 18¼ in. (61.3 x 46.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1966.


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist.
    Collection of Jacques and Natasha Gelman, Mexico City.
    The Vergel Foundation.
    Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of an Important American Collection


    Literature

    L. Cardoza y Aragón, Gunther Gerzso, Colección de Arte no. 22, Mexico, UNAM; 1972, no. 17 (illustrated). S. Navarrete et al., exhibition catalogue, La colección de Pintura Mexicana de Jacques y Natasha Gelman, Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporáneo, A.C., Mexico City, 1992, p. 64, no. 28 (illustrated in color).
    Art Now, New York, Gallery Guide, October 2000 (illustrated in color on the cover).
    Exhibition catalogue, Gunther Gerzso, In His Memory, Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, New York, 2000, p. 68-69, no. 34 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Mexico City, Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporáneo, La Colección de Pintura Mexicana de Jacques y Natasha Gelman, June 23- October 11 1992, no. 28.
    San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, April 18- September 8, 1996, pl. 3. This exhibition later traveled to the Miami Museum of Contemporary Art as Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, October- December, 1996.
    New York, Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, Gunther Gerzso, In His Memory, October 11- November 11, 2000, no. 34.