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ALICE RAHON | SELF-PORTRAIT (AUTORRETRATO)

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 USD

The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate

ALICE RAHON | SELF-PORTRAIT (AUTORRETRATO)

ALICE RAHON | SELF-PORTRAIT (AUTORRETRATO)

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 USD

Lot sold:

81,250

USD

The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate

ALICE RAHON

1916 - 1987

SELF-PORTRAIT (AUTORRETRATO)


Signed Alice Rahon and dated 51 (lower left)

Oil on canvas

36 by 23¾ in. (91.4 by 60.2 cm)

Framed: 45¾ by 33 in. (116.2 by 83.8 cm)

Painted in 1951. 

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Luis Felipe del Valle Prieto, Mexico City

Private Collection, Monterrey (and sold: Christie's, New York, June 1, 2007, lot 51)

Acquired at the above sale

Nancy Deffebach, "Alice Rahon: Paintings in Free Verse," in Latin American Art, Summer 1990, illustrated in color p. 43

Whitney Chadwick, Farewell to the Muse: Love, War and the Women of Surrealism, London, 2017, n.n., illustrated in color p. 144

Lausanne, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, La Femme et le Surréalisme, 1987-88, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue

New York, IBM Gallery, Mexican Painting 1950-1980, 1990-91, no. 37, illustrated in color in the catalogue