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RUFINO TAMAYO | FIGURAS

Estimate:

1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD

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

RUFINO TAMAYO | FIGURAS

RUFINO TAMAYO | FIGURAS

Estimate:

1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD

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

RUFINO TAMAYO

1899 - 1991

FIGURAS


Signed Tamayo and dated O-70 (upper right)

Oil and sand on canvas

76½ by 51 in. (194.3 by 129.5 cm)

Framed: 83 by 54 in. (210.8 by 137.2 cm)

Painted in 1970.


We wish to thank Juan Carlos Pereda for his kind assistance in the cataloguing of this work.

Please contact latin@sothebys.com for a condition report of this lot.

Luigi Bolla, Milan 

Acquired from the above 

Octavio Paz & Jacques Lassaigne, Rufino Tamayo, Barcelona, 1982, no. 125, illustrated in color p. 164 

Mariano Rivera Velásquez & G. Carlos Somorrostro, Tamayo, Mexico City, 1983, n.n., illustrated in color n.p. 

Octavio Paz et al., Transfiguraciones en Historia del Arte de Oaxaca: Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, 1998, no. 25, illustrated in color p. 49

Elisa Ramírez Castañeda, Rufino Tamayo vuela con sus raíces, Mexico City, 1999, n.n., illustrated in color p. 17 

Abraham Orozco González, Los colores de Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, 2018, n.n., illustrated in color p. 87  

Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, Rufino Tamayo, 1975, no. 42, illustrated in the catalogue 

São Paulo, XIV Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Pavilion Bienal Cecilio Matarazzo, 1977, n.n.

New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Rufino Tamayo: Myth and Magic, 1979, no. 87, illustrated in the catalogue 

Mexico City, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Rufino Tamayo Setenta Años de Creación, 1987-88, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue