Retrato de Alice-Leone Moats
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Legendary Masters: The Brillembourg-Capriles Collection
1886 - 1957
Retrato de Alice-Leone Moats
signed Diego Rivera, dated 1938 and dedicated To Alice Leone (lower right)
charcoal on paper
24⅜ by 18⅜ in.
61.9 by 46.7 cm.
Executed in 1938.
We wish to thank Professor Luis-Martín Lozano for confirming the authenticity of this work.
This work on Ingres laid paper is in good condition overall, taking its age into account. The sheet is hinged to the matte along the extreme upper edge with acid-free tape. Artist pinholes are present in both extreme upper corners and in the lower left. Two minor 1-inch repaired horizontal tears are present at the extreme left edge, in the upper and lower quadrants. The sheet is faintly yellowed overall, and a fine band of mat-burn runs along the extreme edges of the sheet. Minor rust-colored staining is present at the extreme upper and extreme left edges of the sheet where tape remnants from a previous mount are present. Scattered faint studio staining is present throughout. The work is ready to hang. Framed under Plexiglas. Framed: 32¾ by 21½ in. (83.2 by 54.6 cm.)
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Alice-Leone Moats, Philadelphia
Abraham Wechsler, New York
Private Collection, Canada (acquired from the above)
Sotheby's New York, 16 May 1989, lot 99 (consigned by the above)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from the Brillembourg Capriles Collection, 2013, no. 7, pp. 52 & 244, illustrated in color