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    Sale 2054

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    19 - 20 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 58

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)

    El aparecido

    Price Realised  

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)
    El aparecido
    signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-83' (lower left) also titled and dated 'EL APARECIDO, 1983' (on the reverse)
    oil and sand on canvas
    51 1/8 x 37 3/8 in. (130 x 95 cm.)
    Painted in 1983.


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist.
    Marlborough Gallery, New York.
    Quintana Fine Art, New York.
    Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, New York.
    Private collection, Santa Fe.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Rufino Tamayo, Recent Paintings 1980-85, New York, Marlborough Gallery, 1985, p. 23, no. 11 (illustrated in color).
    C. Monsiváis et al., Rufino Tamayo, 70 años de creación, Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes Secretaría de Educación Pública, 1987, p. 327, no. 246.


    Exhibited

    New York, Marlborough Gallery, Rufino Tamayo, Recent Paintings 1980-85, October 9th- November 2nd, 1985, no. 11.
    Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Rufino Tamayo: Setenta años de creación, December 1987- March 1988, no. 246.
    Santa Fe, Gerald Peters Gallery, Selection of Mexican Masters, August 5th-18th, 1988.
    New York, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1988-1980, (on extended loan).