28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 9,375
USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
Jose Chavez Morado (Mexican 1909-2002)
Diablos de Pastorela
signed and dated 'CHAVEZ MORADO 62' (lower left), titled, signed and dated again 'DIABLOS DE PASTORELA, CHAVEZ MORADO 62' (on the reverse)
oil on masonite
31¼ x 38½ in. (80 x 98 cm.)
Painted in 1962.
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Galería Merkup de Artistas Plásticos Mexicanos, Mexico City.
Private collection, Haifa, Israel.
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