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    Sale 2054

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    19 - 20 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 296

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)

    Mask

    Price Realised  

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)
    Mask
    signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-62' (upper left)
    oil and sand on canvas
    12 x 10 in. (30.5 x 25.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1962.


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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 of Mexican Art.
    Gift from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

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


    Literature

    Rufino Tamayo, B. Lewin Galleries, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, 1983, p. 70-71 (illustrated in color).