Alejandro Obregón (1920-1992)
Beatriz González (b. 1938)
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BEATRIZ GONZÁLEZ (b. 1938)

Vermeeriana I

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BEATRIZ GONZÁLEZ (b. 1938)
Vermeeriana I
signed and dated 'B. González, 64' (lower right), inscribed, dated and titled 'Vermeeriana, Beatriz González Aranda, 1964 Junio' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
33 1⁄2 x 39 3⁄8 in. (85.1 x 100 cm.)
Painted in 1964.
Provenance
Private collection, Bogotá (gift from the artist).
By descent to the present owners.
Literature
M. Calderón, et. al., Beatriz González, Una pintora de provincia, Bogotá, Carlos Valencia Editores, 1988, p. 59, no. 35 (illustrated).
C.M. Jaramillo, et. al., Beatriz González, Bogotá, Villegas Editores, 2005, p. 29 (illustrated in color).
Catálogo razonado Beatriz González, Bogotá, Banco de Archivos Digitales de Artes en Colombia (BADAC), Facultad de Artes y Humanidades, Universidad de los Andes (https://bga.uniandes.edu.co/catalogo/items/show/73, accessed on 12 February 2022 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited
Medellín, Museo La Tertulia, Cali, Galería de la Oficina, Beatriz González Retrospectiva (un inventario), 1976.
Bogotá, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Beatriz González Exposición Retrospectiva 1962-1984, 1984.
Miami, Pérez Art Museum, Beatriz González: A Retrospective, 19 April–2 September 2019, p. 69 (illustrated in color). This exhibition also traveled to Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, 27 October 2019–20 January 2020 and Bogotá, Museo de Arte Miguel Urrutia, 15 October-7 December 2020.
Post Lot Text
1 Marta Traba, “¡Claro que hay jóvenes con talento!” Revista La Nueva Prensa 110 (April 18-24, 1964), in Beatriz González: A Retrospective (Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, 2019), 255.
2 Beatriz González, quoted in Ana María Reyes, The Politics of Taste: Beatriz González and Cold War Aesthetics (Durham: Duke University Press, 2019), 50, 52, 55.
3 Ibid., 56.

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