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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 149

    Carlos Bracho (1899-1966)

    Familia indígena

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Carlos Bracho (1899-1966)
    Familia indígena
    signed 'BRACHO' (on the base)
    wood
    17 ½ x 6 ¼ x 3 ¼ in. (44.5 x 15.9 x 8.3 cm.)
    Unique.


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    Provenance

    Marte R. Gómez collection, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
    Hilda Leal de Gómez collection, Mexico City.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AMERICAS HERITAGE LLC, SAN ANTONIO


    Literature

    F.A.W.s.p.i., Carlos Bracho, Cenidiap/INBA Archive, 1930 (illustrated).
    C. Serrano, "Triunfo del escultor Carlos Bracho", El Universal Illustrado, 1930 (illustrated).
    “La Vida Artistica, Carlos Bracho, escultor mexicano”, El Universal Illustrado, 27 May 1931, (illustrated).
    Del corazón a la piedra, Carlos Bracho, Mexico City, Conaculta / Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2008 p.31 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Mexico City, Museo Estudio Diego Rivera, Del corazón a la piedra, Carlos Bracho, 2008. This exhibition also travelled to Veracruz, Instituto Veracruzano de la Cultura, 2008.