Carlos Mérida (Guatemalan 1891-1984)
signed 'CARLOS MERIDA' (lower center)
watercolor on board
20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm.)
Executed circa 1945.
B. Lewin Galleries, Palm Springs.
Acquired from the above by the present owner (26 November 1989).
Carlos Mérida: A Retrospective, Palm Springs, B. Lewin Galleries, 1983, p. 77, no. 30 (illustrated in color).
Los Angeles, Vincent Price Art Museum, East Los Angeles College, The Art Collectors, 23 April- 8 June 2001.
Bakersfield, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Legacy of Mexican and Latin American Art, 12 January- 27 March 2006.
Los Angeles, Luckman Fine Art Gallery, California State University, Celebrating Mexico's Centenario and Bicentenario, 13 August- 11 September 2010.
We are grateful to Mariana Pérez Amor from Galería de Arte Mexicano for her assistance cataloguing this work.