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Rufino Tamayo

Sandías

Masters on Paper: Property from A Private California Collection

Rufino Tamayo

Rufino Tamayo

Sandías

Sandías

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Masters on Paper: Property from A Private California Collection

Rufino Tamayo

1899 - 1991

Sandías


signed Tamayo and dated O-68 (lower right)

crayon and pencil on paper

9⅞ by 13⅛ in.

25.1 by 33.3 cm.

Executed in 1968.


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

This work is in good condition overall. The media layer is stable and the colors are vibrant. The sheet is affixed to the mat on the verso on the upper corners. The work is faintly light struck overall. Very faint rust colored deposits are present along the extreme right edge. Faint spots of foxing are present throughout in the background of the work. Three faint fingerprints are present, two in the lower right quadrant and one in the upper right quadrant. The work is ready to hang. Framed under Plexiglas.


Framed dimensions: 22 5/8 by 26 in.


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.

Dubose Gallery, Houston
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above)
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Christie's New York, 18 May 1992, lot 1 (consigned by the above)
J. Todd Figi, La Jolla (acquired from the above)
Sotheby's New York, 20 November 2007, lot 37 (consigned by the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Long Beach, California, Museum of Latin American Art, La Búsqueda de la Esencia Tamayo, 2004-2005, p. 51, illustrated in color