Lot 36
  • 36

Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

Estimate
500,000 - 600,000 USD
Sold
773,000 USD
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Description

  • Rufino Tamayo
  • La Venus dorada
  • signed and dated O-55 upper right
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

Arturo Pani, Mexico City
Roberto Palacios, Mexico City
Joseph Mortinson, Chicago
Sale: Christie’s, New York, Latin American Art, May 28, 1998, lot 29, illustrated in color
Private Collection, Mexico
Thence by descent

Exhibited

Mexico City, Galería Proteo, Tamayo, Exposición Retrospectiva, May 3-20, 1956, no. 15
Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, Tamayo, March 1968, no. 61, p. 106
Berlin, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Rufino Tamayo, May 2-June 10, 1990, no. 58, p. 308
Mexico City, Galería Arvil, A Los amigos: Olga y Rufino Tamayo, March-May 1995, no. 9
Kunzelsau, Museum Wurth, June 18-October 22, 1995; Galicia, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, November 1995-February 1996, Imágenes y visiones, Arte mexicano entre la vanguardia y la actualidad, p. 49, illustrated in color

Mexico City, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Tamayo, Trayectos, August 24 2012-April 16, 2013, pp. 121 and 180, illustrated in color

Literature

Paul Weistheim, Tamayo, A Study in Aesthetics, Mexico City, 1957, illustrated
Edward J. Sullivan, et. al., 10 Maestros de la plástica mexicana, Mexico, 2003, p. 154 illustrated in color
Salomón Chertorivski, et.al., Salud y Humanismo Experiencia en el cambio, Mexico, 2012, p. 78, illustrated in color
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