28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 91,000
USD 20,000 - USD 25,000
Felipe Castañeda (Mexican b. 1933)
signed, dated and numbered 'F. CASTAÑEDA, 1982, II VII' (lower left)
bronze with brown patina
42 x 40½ x 30 in. (106.6 x 103 x 76.2 cm.)
Executed in 1982.
Edition two of seven.
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
*This sculpture is sold to benefit the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles. Accordingly, this lot may be exempt from sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the back of this catalogue.
The Bernard and Edith Lewin collection of Mexican Art.
Gift from the above to the present owner.
PROPERTY OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT ACQUISITIONS OF LATIN AMERICAN ART*
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