28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 10,000
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
Gustavo Montoya (Mexican 1905-2003)
signed 'gustavo montoya' (lower right)
oil on canvas
31½ x 49¼ in. (80 x 125.7 cm.)
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Private collection, Mexico City.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Mural Diego Rivera, n/d.
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, Regional Senior Specialist, explains how Hong Kong’s fusion of East and West has inspired the curation of FIRST OPEN | Hong Kong on 29 March
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career