22 - 23 May 2012
Miguel Covarrubias (Mexican 1904-1957)
Legong Performance Under Banyan Tree
initialed 'MC' (faintly on the lower right)
ink, crayon and gouache on celluloid
19 x 15 in. (48.2 x 38.1 cm.)
Executed circa late 1930s.
Adriana Williams collection, San Francisco.
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