Leonora Carrington (British/Mexican b. 1917)
Sarcófago del torero
signed and dated 'Leonora Carrington, 1970' (lower left) and inscribed 'SARCOFAGO DEL TORERO. TRAJE LUNAR de MARMOL, Déséspoir, PORTE' (on the verso)
graphite and crayon on paper laid on cardboard
30 x 19 7/8 in. (76.2 x 50.5 cm.)
Executed in 1970.
Private collection, Mexico City.
Private collection, Spring, Texas (gift from the above).
This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity from the Galería de Arte Mexicano signed by Mariana Pérez Amor dated 15 June 1995.