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    Sale 1907

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    19 - 20 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)

    Pareja en gris

    Price Realised  

    Rufino Tamayo (Mexican 1899-1991)
    Pareja en gris
    signed and dated 'Tamayo O-81' (lower right) and inscribed 'Pareja en Gris oleo 130 x 95' (on the reverse)
    oil and sand on linen
    37½ x 51 in. (95.2 x 129.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1981.


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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.


    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

    Exhibition catalogue, Tamayo: Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, 1981, no. 10 (illustrated in color).
    Exhibition catalogue, Rufino Tamayo, The Modern Museum of Art, Santa Ana, California, 1987, p. 12, no. 4 (illustrated in color).
    Addendum For Book 'Rufino Tamayo', B. Lewin Galleries, Palm Springs, n/d, p. LI (illustrated in color).
    Exhibition catalogue, Tamayo 70 Años de Creación, Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 1987 (illustrated in color).
    T. del Conde, ed., Tamayo, Grupo Financiero Bital, Américo Arte Editores, S.A. de C.V., Mexico City, 1998, p. 121 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Santa Ana, California, The Modern Museum of Art, Rufino Tamayo, September 1987, no. 4.