19 - 20 November 2008,
Price realised USD 4,750
USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
Roger von Gunten (Swiss/Mexican b. 1933)
inscribed with artist's initials (lower right)
oil on canvas
22 x 14 in. (56 x 36 cm.)
Painted in 1961.
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Galería Antonio Souza, Mexico City.
Acquired from the above.
By descent to the present owners.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF FRANK AND JAYNE FERNÁNDEZ
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
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career
Specialist Fatma Turkkan-Wille and Dr Kim Richter of the Getty Research Institute offer their expert insights