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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 163

    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

    Personaje

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
    Personaje
    signed and dated 'Tamayo O-61' (upper right) titled 'Figure' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    18 ¼ x 21 ¾ in. (46.4 x 55.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1961.


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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. 30 (illustrated).
    O. Paz & J. Lassaigne, Rufino Tamayo, New York, Rizzoli, 1982, p. 112, no. 67 (illustrated).
    Rufino Tamayo, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, B. Lewin Galleries, 1983, p. 69 (illustrated).
    J. Corredor-Matheos, Tamayo, New York, Rizzoli, 1987, no. 45 (illustrated).
    O. Paz & J. Lassaigne, Rufino Tamayo, Barcelona, Ediciones Polígrafa, 1994, p. 114 & 311, no. 67 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Knoedler & Co. Inc., Tamayo, 15 May - 9 June, 1962.
    Jerusalem, Bezalel National Museum, Rufino Tamayo, Recent Paintings, 1962-1963, no. 12. This exhibition also traveled to Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Museum, Haifa, Museum of Modern Art Haifa, Ein Harod, Mishkan Ie Omanut Ein Harod.
    Tokyo, Shirogane Geihin Kan Hall, Rufino Tamayo, 11 September - 6 October, 1963, no. 30.
    Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, Rufino Tamayo, September 1964, no. 68.
    J. García Ponce, "La noche y la llama" Revista de la Universidad de México, vol. XXI, no. 5, January 1967, p. 5 (illustrated).
    Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Tamayo peintures, 1960-1974, 27 November 1974 - 2 February 1975, no. 12.
    Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, Rufino Tamayo, 1 March - 30 April, 1975, p. 46. no. 8.