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Anonymous (Mexican School Late 18th Century)
Anonymous (Mexican School Late 18th Century)

Retrato de el Señor Don Augustin de Barandiaran

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Anonymous (Mexican School Late 18th Century)
Retrato de el Señor Don Augustin de Barandiaran
inscribed 'Retrato de el Señor Don Augustin de Barandiaran, Rexidor- alcalde Provincial de el Yllustre Ayuntamiento d la Ciudad de Pasiquaro, donde es fecho, este, y se concluyo el dia 2 de Henero del 1787: siendo dicho Señor de 26 a. 6 m. de edad' (upper right)
oil on canvas laid down on masonite
60¼ x 30 in. (153 x 76 cm.)
Painted circa 1787.
Provenance
Leonard G. Field, Arlington.
IBM International Foundation.
Sotheby's, New York, Mexican Paintings and Drawings from the IBM International Foundation, 17 May 1995, lot 1 (illustrated in color).
Private collection, New York.
Literature
Art News Annual XVIII: Art of the Americas from Before Columbus to the Present Day, The Art Foundation, Inc., New York, 1948 (illustrated in color).
Martin Soria, 'Colonial Paintings in Latin America,' Art in America, Fall 1959, vol. 47, pp. 32-33, no. 3 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited
New York, Grand Central Art Galleries, From Market Place to Museum, Exhibition of Mexican Art, May 1946, no. 17.
New York, IBM Gallery of Science and Art; Port-au-Prince, Pan American Union, Twelve Mexican Paintings, June 1949 - January 1950; January 1954.
New York, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, The Bold Tradition, Arte de Mexico, August 1962, no. 1; August 1963; August 1967.
Sacramento, E. B. Crocker Art Gallery, The Bold Tradition, Art of Mexico, January - February 1969.
New York, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, Portraits from the IBM Collection, March - June 1994.

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