25 - 26 May 2016
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)
Cabeza en verde
signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-73' (lower right)
oil and sand on wood board
14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (37.5 x 24.8 cm.)
Painted in 1973.
Galería de Arte Misrachi, Mexico City (acquired directly from the artist).
Acquired from the above by the present owner (11 July 1974).
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