RESULTS - Latin American Art

New York


New York, 19-20 November 2013, Sale #2747

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]


186 lots sold

Total: $18,240,375/£11,311,309/€13,574,189

76% sold by lot

245 lots offered

£0.62= $1 / €0.74=$1

85% sold by value



Estimate ($)

Price Realized



Rufino Tamayo, Women Reaching For The Moon, oil and sand on canvas, painted in 1946.





South American Private


Beatriz Milhazes, O Casamento, acrylic on canvas, painted in 1995.







Wifredo Lam, La Rose Zombie, oil on canvas, painted in 1950.





South American Private


Abraham Palatnik, Sequencia Visual S-51, wood, metal, synthetic fabric, light bulbs, and motor, executed circa 1960s






South American Trade


Sergio Camargo, Relief No. 285, oil on wood construction, executed in Paris in 1970.





South American Private


Rufino Tamayo, Dos mujeres en rojos, oil and sand on canvas, painted in 1978.





Mexican Private


Matta, La Rosa, oil on canvas, painted in 1943.





South American Private


Joaquín Torres-García, Navío Constructive, oil on board, painted in 1934.





South American Private


Matta, Untitled, oil on canvas, painted in 1960.





South American Private


Rufino Tamayo, Child Playing, oil and sand on canvas, painted in 1945.





Mexican Private

 Virgilio Garza, Head of Latin American Art, remarked: “We are pleased to conclude the Day Session of our fall Latin American Art sale with the continued momentum of the evening session, achieving excellent prices by artists including Nahum B. Zenil, Alexandre Arrechea, Francisco Mejía-Guinand and Daniel Senise. In the same vein as last night’s session, the success of these lots was demonstrative of the significant interest that exists internationally for works by Latin American artists who are fresh to the auction market.”

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The sale of Latin American Art continues tomorrow, 20 November 2013.


Please click here to view the full international schedule of upcoming sales from the Latin American Art department at Christie’s.

Estimates do not include buyer’s premium.

Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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