19 - 20 November 2008,
Price realised USD 74,500
USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
Alfredo Ramos Martínez (Mexican 1871-1946)
signed 'RAMOS MARTÍNEZ' (upper right) and inscribed 'India' (on the center right margin)
gouache and crayon on paper
image size: 13¼ x 16¼ in. (33.6 x 41.3 cm.)
paper size: 14¾ x 21¼ in. (37.5 x 54 cm.)
Executed circa 1930.
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We are grateful to María Ramos Martínez Bolster, Margarita Nieto and Louis Stern for their assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.
Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles.
Private collection, Carmel.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, 27 May 2004, lot 96 (illustrated in color).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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