Lot 30
  • 30

David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974)

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  • David Alfaro Siqueiros
  • Urbanización en el altiplano
  • signed and dated 56 lower right
pyroxilin on masonite


Acquired from the artist by the previous owner
Thence by descent


Mexico City, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Artes, UNAM, Siqueiros: Exposción Retrospectiva 1911-1967, August-September, 1967, no. 33
Tokyo, Central Museum of Tokyo; Hyogo, Hyogo Museum of Modern Art, Siqueiros Exposción Retrospectiva, June 15-August 20, 1972, no. 32
Mexico City, Palacio de Bellas Artes/Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Siqueiros: Exposición de Homenaje, April-June, 1975, no. 354
Florence, Palazzo Vecchio, David Alfaro Siqueiros e il Muralismo Messicano: Mostra Antologica, November 10, 1976-February 15, 1977, no. XXV 


Xavier Moyssén, David Alfaro Siqueiros: Pintura de Caballete, Mexico City, Fondo Editorial de la Plástica Mexicana, 1994, p. 59, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

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 this work.