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    Sale 1907

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    19 - 20 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    Diego Rivera (Mexican 1886-1957)

    Peregrina Tlaxcatelca

    Price Realised  

    Diego Rivera (Mexican 1886-1957)
    Peregrina Tlaxcatelca
    signed and dated 'Diego Rivera, 1946' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    26¼ x 18½ in. (66.5 x 47 cm.)
    Painted in 1946.


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    This work is part of the National Heritage of Mexico and cannot be removed from that country. Accordingly, it is offered for sale in New York from the catalogue and will not be available in New York. Delivery of the work will be made in Mexico in compliance with local requirements. Prospective buyers may contact Christie's Representatives in Mexico for an appointment to view the work.

    Provenance

    Pedro Guzy collection, Mexico City.
    Private collection, Mexico City.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    Fondo Editorial de la Plástica Mexicana, Diego Rivera: Pintura de Caballete y Dibujos, México, 1979, p. 162, no. 150 (illustrated in color).
    Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Diego Rivera: Catálogo General de Obra de Caballete, Mexico City, 1989, p. 227, no. 1743 (illustrated).