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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

    Cabeza con sombrero azul

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
    Cabeza con sombrero azul
    signed and dated 'Tamayo 62' (lower left) titled, signed and inscribed 'Cabeza con sombrero azul encantado Tamayo' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    15 x 19 ¾ in. (38.1 x 50.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1962.


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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


    Literature

    O. Paz & J. Lassaigne, Rufino Tamayo, New York, Rizzoli, 1982, p. 112, no. 68 (illustrated).
    Rufino Tamayo, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, B. Lewin Galleries, 1983, p. 75 (illustrated).
    J. Corredor-Matheos, Tamayo, New York, Rizzoli, 1987, no. 53 (illustrated).
    O. Paz & J. Lassaigne, Rufino Tamayo, Barcelona, Ediciones Polígrafa, 1994, p. 114 & 311, no. 68 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Tamayo peintures, 1960-1974, 27 November 1974 - 2 February 1975, no. 13.
    Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, Rufino Tamayo, 1 March - 30 April 1975, p. 48, no. 10.