Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
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RUFINO TAMAYO (1899-1991)

Mujer sonriente

RUFINO TAMAYO (1899-1991)
Mujer sonriente
signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-79' (lower left), titled 'MUJER SONRIENTE' (on the reverse)
oil and sand on canvas
51 1⁄4 x 37 1⁄8 in. (130 x 95 cm.)
Painted in 1979.
Eduardo Manzano, Mexico City.
Private collection, Los Ángeles.
Mr. Leonardo Nierman, Mexico City.
Gift from the above to the present owner (2015).
London, Marlborough Gallery, Rufino Tamayo: Recent Paintings, 3-27 October 1979, no. 22, pp. 4 and 11 (illustrated in color, p. 11).
Mexico City, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo and Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, INBA / SEP, Rufino Tamayo: 70 años de creación, December 1987-March 1988, p. 291 (illustrated in color).
Post Lot Text
1 Rufino Tamayo, quoted in Mark A. Uhlig, “From Exile to Idol: Rufino Tamayo at 91,” New York Times, December 27, 1990.
2 James B. Lynch, Jr., “Tamayo Revisited, “Rufino Tamayo: Fifty Years of His Painting (Washington, D.C.: The Phillips Collection, 1978), 21, 23.
3 Ibid., 23.
4 José Corredor Matheos, Tamayo (New York: Rizzoli, 1987), 12-13.
5 Octavio Paz, “An Art of Transfigurations,” in Rufino Tamayo: Myth and Magic (New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1979), 22.

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