28 - 29 May 2009
Pedro Friedeberg (Mexican b. 1937)
Templo con lunas
signed and dated 'Pedro Friedeberg 1984' (under base)
carved wood and metal foil
33½ x 19¼ x 19¼ in. (85 x 49 x 49 cm.)
Executed in 1984.
Private collection, Mexico City.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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