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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 245

    Felipe Castañeda (Mexican b. 1933)

    Woman playing the guitar

    Price Realised  

    Felipe Castañeda (Mexican b. 1933)
    Woman playing the guitar
    signed, dated and numbered 'F. CASTAÑEDA, 1989, I/VII' (on the base)
    bronze
    24 x 20½ x 13 3/8 in. (61 x 52 x 34 cm.)
    Executed in 1989.
    Edition one of seven.


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    *This sculpture 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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT ACQUISITIONS OF LATIN AMERICAN ART*