31 May - 1 June 2007
Carlos Merida (Guatemalan 1891-1984)
Encantador de pajaros
signed and dated 'CARLOS MERIDA 1968' (lower center)
duco on masonite
17¾ x 14 in. (45 x 35.3 cm.)
Painted in 1968.
The Bernard and Edith Lewin collection of Mexican Art.
Gift from the above to the present owner.
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Carlos Merida, A Retrospective, B. Lewin Galleries, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, n/d, p. 52-53, no. 18 (illustrated in color).
*This painting 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.
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Please note that the illustration of lot 247 in the catalogue corresponds to this lot.
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