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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 131

    Ricardo Martínez (1918-2009)

    El perro negro

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    Ricardo Martínez (1918-2009)
    El perro negro
    signed and dated 'Ricardo Martínez 2003' signed again, dated twice and titled 'Ricardo Martínez 03 El perro negro 2003' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    31 3/4 x 39 3/4 in. (80.6 x 101 cm.)
    Painted in 2003.


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    We are grateful to the estate of the artist and the Fundación Ricardo Martínez for their assistance confirming the authenticity of this work.
    We are grateful to Dr. Mark Ruben for his assistance cataloguing this work.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Mexico City (acquired directly from the artist).
    Private collection, Vendome, France (by descent from the above).


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Atmósferas: Ricardo Martínez, Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2007, pp. 213 and 237 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Atmósferas: Ricardo Martínez, 2007.