22 - 23 November 2016,
Price realised USD 62,500
USD 50,000 - USD 70,000
Francisco Toledo (b. 1940)
Mujeres en el río (also known as Siete mujeres)
signed, dated, and titled 'Toledo, 66, Mujeres en el río' (on the reverse)
oil, sand, and ink on canvas laid on masonite
26 x 28 in. (66 x 71.1 cm.)
Painted in 1966.
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Galería Arvil, Mexico City.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Francisco Toledo, Mexico City, Secretaría de Educación Pública, 1981, p. 26 (illustrated in color).
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