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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF BERNARD CHAPPARD

Rufino Tamayo
CABALLO VIENDO LA LUNA 
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF BERNARD CHAPPARD

Rufino Tamayo
CABALLO VIENDO LA LUNA 
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Rufino Tamayo
1899 - 1991
CABALLO VIENDO LA LUNA 
Signed Tamayo and dated 34 (lower right) 
Gouache on paper
12 3/4 by 16 7/8 in.
32.4 by 43 cm
Executed in 1934. 
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We wish to thank Juan Carlos Pereda for his kind assistance in the cataloguing of this work.

Provenance

Private Collection, Mexico
Galería Arvil, Mexico
Rosa María Quijano de Mendez, Mexico
Private Collection, Mexico (by descent from the above and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 24, 2005, lot 6) 
Acquired at the above sale 

Exhibited

Mexico City, Galería de Arte Mexicano, Pasaje América, Exposición de pintura de Rufino Tamayo, 1935, no. 8
San Francisco, Paul Elder Gallery, 1935. n.n.
Chicago, Katharine Kuh Gallery, Rufino Tamayo: Recent Oils and Watercolors by the Mexican Painter, 1938, n.n.
Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Tamayo: 20 años de su labor pictórica, 1948, no. 62, illustrated in the catalogue
Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Three Contemporary Mexican Painters, 1948, no. 13
San Antonio, San Antonio Museum of Art; Monterrey, Museo de Monterrey, Tamayo, 1985-86, n.n. 
Mexico City, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Rufino Tamayo: Setenta Años de Creación, 1988, no. 43
New York, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States, 1920-1970, 1988
Mexico City, Fomento Cultural Banamex, Palacio de Iturbide, El Caballo en el arte Mexicano, 1994, illustrated in color in the catalogue
Mexico City, Fundación Cultural Televisa, Rufino Tamayo: del reflejo al sueño: 1920-1950, 1995-96, no. 50, illustrated in color in the catalogue 
Biarritz, Espace Bellevue, Passion et raison d'un esprit constructif: Une conquete de l'art d'Amérique Latine: oeuvres de la Fundación Daniela Chappard, 2006, no. 16, illustrated in color in the catalogue 

Literature

Raquel Tibol, Nuevo Realismo y posvanguardia en las Américas, Mexico City, 2003, discussed p. 61 

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