28 - 29 May 2009,
Price realised USD 12,500
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
Rodolfo Opazo (Chilean b. 1935)
signed and dated 'Opazo 90' (upper right) also signed, titled and dated 'R. OPAZO, IN MEMORIAM, 1990' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
71 x 70¾ in. (180.3 x 179.7 cm.)
Painted in 1990.
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Galería Tomás Andreu, Santiago, Chile.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 17 November 1994, lot 94 (illustrated in color).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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