28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 11,250
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
Pedro Diego Alvarado (Mexican B. 1956)
signed and dated 'Pedro Diego Alvarado 2001' (lower right) also titled, signed and dated again 'PLATANOS MACHOS, Pedro Diego Alvarado 2001' (on the stretcher on the reverse)
oil on canvas
45 x 61½ in. (114.3 x 156.2 cm.)
Painted in 2001.
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Galería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City.
Private collection, Mexico City.
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