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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

    Niño en la ventana

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    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
    Niño en la ventana
    signed and dated 'Tamayo O-63' (lower left) titled 'Niño en la ventana' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    19 x 26 in. (48.3 x 66 cm.)
    Painted in 1963.


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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

    E. Genauer, Tamayo, New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1974, no. 70 (illustrated).
    O. Paz & J. Lassaigne, Rufino Tamayo, New York, Rizzoli, 1982, p. 22, no. 78 (illustrated).
    Rufino Tamayo, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, B. Lewin Galleries, 1983, p. 79 (illustrated).
    J. Corredor-Matheos, Tamayo, New York, Rizzoli, 1987, no. 56 (illustrated).
    O. Paz & J. Lassaigne, Rufino Tamayo, Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona, 1994, p. 124 & 312, no. 78 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Tamayo Peintures 1960-1974, 27 November - 2 February 1975, no. 4.
    Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, Rufino Tamayo, 1 March - 30 April, 1975, p. 50, no. 12.
    San Antonio, Texas, San Antonio Museum of Art, Tamayo, December 1985 - January 1986. This exhibition also traveled to Monterrey, Museo de Monterrey, January - March 1986.