Lot 16
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

Estimate
650,000 - 750,000 USD
Sold
790,000 USD
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Description

  • Rufino Tamayo
  • Venus en su alcoba
  • signed and dated O-56 upper right
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

Sam Newhouse, New York
Private Collection, Miami
Sale: Christie's, New York, Latin American Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, and Prints, Part I, November 16, 1994, lot 30, illustrated in color
Sale: Sotheby’s, New York, Latin American Art, November 16, 2011, Lot 26, illustrated in color
Private Collection, Mexico

Exhibited

New York, M. Knoedler and Co., Rufino Tamayo, Recent Works, October-November 1956, no. 3
New York, Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art, Rufino Tamyo: Works from Six Decades, November-December 1993, no. 11, illustrated in color

Literature

Paul Westheim, "El Arte de Rufino Tamayo," Artes de México, May-June 1956, illustrated in color
"Tamayo, la magia del color," Siempre!, October 10, 1956, p. 36 illustrated in color
Octavio Paz, Tamayo en La Pintura Mexicana, Mexico, 1959, pl. iv, p. 33, illustrated in color; also p. 87, illustrated
Xavier Moyssen, Los Grandes Maestros de la Pintura Universal. Cinco Grandes de la Pintura Mexicana, Milan, 1980, p. 136 and p. 140, discussed
Teresa Conde, Tamayo, Mexico, 1998, p. 68, illustrated in color
Octavio Paz, Rufino Tamayo, Mexico, 2003, illustrated in color
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