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Rufino Tamayo

Retrato de la señora Mercedes Ballesteros de Antuñano

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November 17, 10:26 PM GMT


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Legendary Masters: The Brillembourg Capriles Collection

Rufino Tamayo

1899 - 1991

Retrato de la señora Mercedes Ballesteros de Antuñano 

signed Tamayo and dated O-61 (upper right) 

charcoal, oil and sanguine on gessoed Masonite 

39 1/4 by 31 7/8 in.

99.7 by 81 cm.

Executed in 1961.

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

Mercedes Ballesteros & Alfonso de Antuñano, Mexico City 
Private Collection, Mexico City (acquired from the above) 
Sotheby's New York, 19 May 1987, lot 11 (consigned by the above) 
Galería Árvil, Mexico City (acquired at the above sale)
The Window South Collection, Menlo Park 
CDS Gallery, New York (acquired from the above) 
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989
Mexico City, Palacio de Bellas Artes, El retrato contemporáneo mexicano, 1961, no. 51 
Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle; Vienne, Messepalast; Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, Imagen de México, 1987-88, no. 193, p. 323, illustrated in color 
Washington, D.C., Mexican Cultural Institute, Un Panorama del arte mexicano, 1990 
New York, CDS Gallery & Galería Árvil, Mexican Masters, 1990, no. 25, p. 28, illustrated in color 
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from the Brillembourg Capriles Collection, 2013, no. 52, pp. 141 & 246, illustrated in color