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Ferret Race (Stoat Race)

Ferret Race (Stoat Race)
signed, dated and inscribed 'LEONORA CARRINGTON 1952 FERRET RACE' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
39 1/2 x 22 in. (100.3 x 55.2 cm.)
Painted in 1952
Maureen Moorehead Carrington, Isle of Man, United Kingdom [the artist's mother], and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, New York, 28 May 1998, lot 113.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
W. Chadwick, Leonora Carrington, La realidad de la imaginación, Mexico City, 1994, no. 27, p. 162 (illustrated n.p.; dated '1950-1951').
L. Andrade, Leonora Carrington, historia en dos tiempos, Mexico City, 2002, n.p. (illustrated; dated '1950-1951').
S.L. Aberth, Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and Art, London, 2020, no. 57, p. 84 (illustrated; dated '1950-1951').
Paris, Galerie Pierre [Pierre Loeb], Leonora Carrington, 1952, no. 17.
Leeds, Art Company, Leonora Carrington, Early Works, June - July 1990, no. 12, n.p. (dated '1950-1951').
London, Serpentine Gallery, Leonora Carrington: Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures, 1940-1990, December 1991 - January 1992, no. 21, p. 109 (illustrated p. 68; dated '1950-1951').
Tokyo, Tokyo Station Gallery, Leonora Carrington, October - November 1997, no. 19, p. 60 (illustrated p. 61; dated '1950-1951'); this exhibition later traveled to Osaka, Daimaru Museum, February 1998; Takayama, Hida Takayama Museum of Art, February - March 1998; and Mie, Mie Prefectural Art Museum, April - May 1998.
Miami, Miami Art Museum, Mirror Images: Women, Surrealism and Self-Representation, September - November 1998, no. 14 (dated '1950-1951').
Miami, Miami Art Museum, Selections from the Permanent Collection and New Acquisitions, November 1999 - April 2000.
Miami, Miami Art Museum, Miami Currents: Linking Collection and Community, October 2002 - March 2003.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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We are grateful to Dr Salomón Grimberg for his assistance cataloguing this work.

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