• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 101

    Mariano Rodríguez (Cuban 1912-1990)

    Pescador

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mariano Rodríguez (Cuban 1912-1990)
    Pescador
    signed and dated 'Mariano 50' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    30¼ x 38¼ in. (76.8 x 97.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1950.


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    This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by Dolores and Alejandro Rodríguez dated 12 December 2007.

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    From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.


    Provenance

    Eugenia Rodríguez collection, Havana.
    Luis Fernández collection, Miami.
    Acquired from the above.


    Literature

    F. Portela, "Mariano y la gran simplicidad del arte", La Prensa, New York, 4 March 1951 (illustrated).
    E. Desnoes, "Mariano al filo de la realidad", Rotogrado de Revolución, Havana, 4 November 1963 (illustrated in color).
    D. Montes de Oca, Mariano: Tema, discurso y humanidad, Seville, Spain, 2004, p. 197 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    New York, Feigl Gallery, Mariano: Recent Works, 27 February- 13 March 1951, no. 8.
    Havana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mariano: Exposición restrospectiva, 15 May 1975, no. 202.
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, Sala de Exposiciones Canarias, Mariano: Uno y múltiple, 18 October- 11 November 1988.
    Havana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mariano: Obras escogidas, 24 July 1991.