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Rufino Tamayo

Sandías

Estimate:

700,000

to
- 900,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, New York

Rufino Tamayo

Rufino Tamayo

Sandías

Sandías

Estimate:

700,000

to
- 900,000 USD

Lot sold:

867,000

USD

Property from a Private Collection, New York

Rufino Tamayo

1899 - 1991

Sandías


Signed Tamayo and dated 41 (lower left)

Oil on canvas

17⅜ by 22⅛ in. (44.1 by 56.2 cm)

Framed: 23½ by 27½ in. (59.7 by 69.9 cm)

Painted in 1941. 


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

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Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York 
Private Collection (acquired from the above and sold: Christie's, New York, November 28, 1984, lot 34) 
Private Collection (acquired at the above sale and sold: Christie's, New York, November 20, 1990, lot 12) 
The Peters Collection, New York (acquired at the above sale) 
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 21, 1995, lot 25) 
Private Collection, United States (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 25, 2011, lot 5) 
Acquired at the above sale 
Robert Goldwater, Tamayo, New York, 1947, no. XXXVIII, illustrated p. 82
"Tamayo," in Look America's Family Magazine, vol. XII, no. 13, June 22, 1948, illustrated in color p. 84
Emily Genauer, Rufino Tamayo, New York, 1974, no. 39, illustrated p. 83
Marcela Sandoval, "Rufino Tamayo, un pintor para todos," in Selecciones del Reader's Digest Revista Mensual, volLXXXII, no. 491, October, 1981, illustrated in color p. 138
Mariano Rivera Velázquez & Carlos Somorrostro, Tamayo, Mexico City, 1983, illustrated in color n.p.
Edward Lucie-Smith, Latin American Art of the 20th Century, London & Barcelona, 1993, no. 86, illustrated p. 113
Abraham Orozco Gonzalez, Los Colores de Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, 2018, n.n., illustrated in color p. 50 
New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Rufino Tamayo: Myth and Magic, 1979, no. 22, illustrated in the catalogue 
Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo & Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Rufino Tamayo, 70 Años de Creación, 1987-88, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue