Property from a Private Collector
ALFREDO RAMOS MARTÍNEZ
1871 - 1946
Signed Ramos Martínez (upper left) and signed Ramos Martínez indistinctly (lower center)
Pastel on paper laid down on board
18½ by 31½ in. (47 by 80 cm)
Framed: 26½ by 40¼ in. (67.3 by 102.2 cm)
Executed circa 1922.
Louis Stern has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It will be included in the catalogue raisonné of works on paper, to be published by the Alfredo Ramos Martínez Research Project
This work is in good condition overall. The colors are vibrant, and the media layer is stable. A very fine band of frame abrasion is present along the extreme edges of the sheet.
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Private Collection, Buenos Aires
Private Collection (acquired from the above and sold: Christie's, New York, December 11, 2013, lot 155)
Acquired at the above sale