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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    Mathias Goeritz (German/Mexican 1915-1990)

    Mensaje No. 16 (Isa. V:30)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mathias Goeritz (German/Mexican 1915-1990)
    Mensaje No. 16 (Isa. V:30)
    signed and dated 'Mathias Goeritz 1959' and titled 'Message No. 16, Isa. V 30' (on the stretcher on the reverse)
    clouage in steel and painted panel on masonite
    48 x 36¼ in. (122 x 92 cm.)
    Executed in 1959.


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    Provenance

    Carstairs Gallery, New York.
    H. Kaye collection, New York.
    Private collection, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    O. Zuñiga, Mathias Goeritz, Mexico City, 1964, no. 164 (illustrated).
    F. Morais, Mathias Goeritz, Mexico City, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1982, no. 124 (illustrated).
    L. Kassner, Mathias Goeritz: Obra, 1915-1990, CONACULTA, INBA, Mexico, 1987, no. 589, p. 143 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Carstairs Gallery, 1960.
    New York, Galería Ramis Barquet, Mathias Goeritz, November 8- December 8, 2007.