19 - 20 November 2007,
Price realised USD 4,375
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
Jose Luis Cuevas (Mexican b. 1933)
La Conquista de México
signed, dated and inscribed 'Cuevas, 1959, BOCETO #10, PARA LA CONQUISTA DE MÉXICO' (lower left)
ink and charcoal on paper mounted on board
25½ x 40 in. (64.7 x 101.6 cm.)
Executed in 1959.
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José Gomez-Sicre collection.
Nóbrega Gallery, Sao Paulo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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