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    Sale 1907

    Latin American Sale Day Session

    19 - 20 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 212

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)

    Cabeza en rojo

    Price Realised  

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)
    Cabeza en rojo
    signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-71' (upper right), inscribed by unknown hand 'Cabeza en rojo' (stretcher bar)
    oil and sand on canvas
    8¼ x 14 in. (20.9 x 35.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1971.


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    *This painting is sold to benefit the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles. Accordingly, this lot may be exempt from sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the back of this catalogue.

    Special Notice

    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Provenance

    The Bernard and Edith Lewin collection.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct birth date for the artist is 1899.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT ACQUISITIONS OF LATIN AMERICAN ART*


    Literature

    Addendum For Book 'Rufino Tamayo', B. Lewin Galleries, Palm Springs, California, n/d, p. XXXVII (illustrated in color).