28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 39,400
USD 35,000 - USD 45,000
Diego Rivera (Mexican 1886-1957)
signed 'Diego Rivera' (lower left)
watercolor on rice paper
15½ x 10¾ in. (39.4 x 27.3 cm.)
Executed circa 1936.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Weintraub Gallery, New York.
Private collection, Rio de Janeiro.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 18-19 May 1994, lot 203 (illustrated).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Virgilio Garza, Head of Latin American Paintings, recounts the colourful story of this masterpiece by the great Mexican artist
Zoom in on these beautiful works on display in King Street until 8 March before they head to Paris, Beijing, Los Angeles, Shanghai and New York
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France