• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 52

    Ricardo Martínez (Mexican 1918-2009)

    Mujer sobre fondo azul

    Price Realised  

    Ricardo Martínez (Mexican 1918-2009)
    Mujer sobre fondo azul
    signed and dated 'Ricardo Martínez 80' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    78¾ x 51 1/8 in. (200 x 130 cm.)
    Painted in 1980.


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    We are grateful to Dr. Mark Ruben for his assistance in cataloguing this work; to be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné under archive number RM-80003.
    We thank the Estate of the Artist for their assistance.

    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist.


    Literature

    J. Mortiz, Ricardo Martínez, Mexico City, 1981, p. 123-124 (illustrated).
    Exhibition catalogue, Ricardo Martínez: Obra Reciente, Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, 1984, no. 19 (illustrated).
    Expo México, Calendario de Ferias y Exposiciones, SECOFI y CONCANACO, Mexico City, 1993-1994, p. 44 (illustrated).
    R. Bonifaz Nuño, Ricardo Martínez, Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 1994, p. 114-115, no. 98 and 99 (illustrated in color).
    "Foro Abierto al Futuro" in Nexos, Mexico City, August 2000, p. 12 (illustrated).
    Ricardo Martínez, Mexico City, JAPS, 2004, p. 124-125 (illustrated).
    R. Martínez, Atmósferas, Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, CONACULTA, Siglo XXI, 2007, p. 17 and 229 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Ricardo Martínez: Obra Reciente 1975-1984, August- September 1984, no. 19.