Our 24 November sale A Vision Of Grandeur: Masterworks From The Collection Of Lorenzo H. Zambrano set 12 artist records and totaled $17,632,000 with 85% of lots sold, a new benchmark for a single-owner auction of Latin American Art. The sale was made up of outstanding works by many of the most famous names in 20th Century Mexican art assembled by Lorenzo H. Zambrano, a leading businessman, visionary collector, and generous patron of the arts who meticulously put the group together over several decades.
On 24 November 2014 Sotheby’s New York will present the most significant collection of Latin American art ever to appear at auction. The prestigious single-owner evening sale will offer outstanding works by many of the most recognized names in 20th century Mexican art including: Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Francisco Toledo, Leonora Carrington and Remedios Varo. Select highlights will be exhibited in Mexico City, Los Angeles, Miami and New York in the lead up to the sale.
Please note, this lot has been requested for loan by the Tate Liverpool for the exhibition, Leonora Carrington, to take place March 6-May 21, 2015.
Please note the cataloging of this work has been updated to the following:
MA FRUTA ATA FREKO (MURAL IN THREE PARTS)
oil on canvas
each: 59 by 118 in.; 150 by 300 cm
Painted in 2006-2012.
This updated information can also be found on sothebys.com