28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 91,000
USD 50,000 - USD 60,000
Francisco Toledo (Mexican b. 1940)
The Wedding Oxen
signed 'Toledo' (lower right)
gouache and graphite on paper
14 7/8 x 17¾ in. (37.8 x 45 cm.)
Executed in 1973.
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Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.
Richard Thomas collection, Los Angeles.
Latin American Masters, Beverly Hills.
Private collection, Los Angeles.
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