25 - 26 May 2016,
Price realised USD 100,000
USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Ricardo Martínez (1918-2009)
Mujer con palmas
signed and dated 'Ricardo Martínez 2000' (lower right) signed again, dated twice and titled 'Ricardo Martínez 2000 MUJER CON PALMAS 2000' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
35 1/2 x 47 1/4 in. (90.2 x 120 cm.)
Painted in 2000.
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We are grateful to the estate of the artist and the Fundación Ricardo Martínez for their assistance confirming the authenticity of this work.
We are grateful to Dr. Mark Ruben for his assistance cataloguing this work.
Private collection, Mexico City (acquired directly from the artist).
Private collection, Vendome, France (by descent from the above).
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