22 - 23 May 2012
Carlos Mérida (Guatemalan 1891-1984)
signed and dated 'CARLOS MERIDA, 1958' (lower center)
oil and Polytec on wood
27 5/8 x 43¼ in. (70.2 x 109.9 cm.)
Painted in 1958.
Private collection, Miami.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 2 June 1999, lot 32 (illustrated in color).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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L. Cardoza y Aragón, Carlos Mérida: Color y Forma, Galería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City, 1992, no. 73 (illustrated in color).
Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno, Retrospectiva, 1977.
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