Dr. Atl (Gerardo Murillo)
signed lower right
Atl-color on compressed wood
63 1/3 by 122 in.
161 by 309 cm
Painted in 1942.
This painting is part of the National Heritage of Mexico and cannot be permanently exported from the country. Accordingly, it is offered for sale in New York from the catalogue and will not be available in New York for inspection or delivery. The painting will be released to the purchaser in Mexico in compliance with all local requirements. Prospective buyers may contact Sotheby’s representatives in Mexico City and Monterrey for an appointment to view the work.
J. Queralt Mir, Mexico
Jesús González Vaquero, Mexico
Francisco González de la Fuente, Mexico
Private Collection, Mexico
Monterrey, Museo de Monterrey, Dr. Atl: Conciencia y Paisaje, May - August 1986, no. 16, Illustrated in color
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 10, 1990-January 13, 1991; San Antonio, The San Antonio Museum of Art, April 6-August 4, 1991; Los Angeles, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, October 6-December 29, 1991; Mexico: Splendors of Thirty Centuries, no. 284, p. 560-1, discussed and illustrated in color
Mexico City, Museo Colección Blaisten, Dr. Atl. Obras Maestras y Dr. Atl Bocetos y Dibujos, December 2011-April 2012, p. 125, illustrated in color
Antonio Luna Arroyo, El Dr. Atl. Sinopsis de su vida y su pintura, Mexico City, 1952, p. 213, illustrated
Fondo Editorial de La Plástica Mexicana, Dr. Atl. Pinturas y dibujos, Mexico City, 1974, p. 100, illustrated in color
Beatriz Espejo, Dr. Atl. El Paisaje como pasión, Mexico City, 1994, illustrated in color