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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 26

    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

    Niños

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
    Niños
    signed and dated 'R Tamayo 1924' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    19 ½ x 15 ½ in. (24.1 x 39.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1924.


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    Provenance

    Genaro Estrada collection, Mexico City.
    McKinley Helm collection, Brookline Massachusetts.
    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

    G. Fernández Ledesma, "Rufino Tamayo," Revista de Artes Plásticas, vol. I núm. 5, 1927, p. 3 (illustrated).
    C. Palencia, Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Ediciones de Arte Colección Anáhuac de Arte Mexicano, 1950, no. 24 (illustrated).
    P. Westheim," El Arte de Tamayo" Una Investigación Estética Artes de México, año IV núm. 12, May & June 1956, n.p. (illustrated).
    P. Westheim, Tamayo, Mexico City, Artes de México, 1957 (illustrated).
    Rufino Tamayo, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, B. Lewin Galleries, 1983, p. 29 (illustrated).
    J.Corredor-Matheos, Tamayo, New York, Rizzoli, 1987, p. 33 (illustrated).
    R. Tibol, Grandes maestros mexicanos: Rufino Tamayo antología crítica, Mexico City, Editorial Terra Nova, 1987 (illustrated).
    A. Espinosa, "Rufino Tamayo 1899 – 1991," Memoranda Revista de la Subdirección General de Servicios Sociales y Culturales del ISSTE, Yr. III núm. 14, September & October 1991, p. 47 (illustrated).
    F. Ortiz Quezada, "El color de Oaxaca," Revista Médica, Yr. XVI, August 1991, p. 7 (illustrated in color).





    Exhibited

    Mexico City, Gallery Exhibition (Av. Madero no. 66), n.d. no. 11.
    New York, The Weyhe Gallery, Rufino Tamayo Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Woodcuts, 19 - 30 October 1926, no. 31.
    Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, Rufino Tamayo, March 1968, p.110, no. 115.
    Beverly Hills & Palm Springs, Bernard Lewin Galleries, Rufino Tamayo, 1983, p. 29.
    Berlin, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Rufino Tamayo, 2 May - 10 June 1990, p. 312, no. 3.
    Mexico City, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Tamayo: A Modern Icon Reinterpreted, 26 October 2007 - 21 January 2008, p. 169.