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Miguel Covarrubias

Rhapsody in Blue

Auction Closed

November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


70,000 - 90,000 USD

Lot Details


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

Miguel Covarrubias

1904 - 1957

Rhapsody in Blue 

signed Covarrubias (lower right)

oil on canvas

25¼ by 31 in.

64.2 by 78.7 cm.

Executed in 1927.

Please refer to for an updated image and exhibition history for this lot.
Paul Whiteman, Santa Bridge, Pennsylvania 
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Christie's New York, 26 November 1985, lot 77 (consigned by the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Miguel Covarrubias, Negro Drawings, New York, 1927, no. 53, illustrated
Lucía García-Noriega y Nieto, Miguel Covarrubias Homenaje, Mexico City, 1987, no. 53, p. 100, illustrated in color; also illustrated in color as a frontispiece