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Juan O'Gorman

Consumatum Est

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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


120,000 - 180,000 USD

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

Juan O'Gorman

1905 - 1982

Consumatum Est

signed Juan O'Gorman and dated 1942 (lower right); titled (upper right) 

tempera on Masonite

17¾ by 24⅛ in.

45 by 61.3 cm.

Executed in 1942. 

Private Collection, Mexico (acquired directly from the artist circa 1945) 

Sotheby's New York, 30 November 1983, lot 147 (consigned by the above) 

Window South Collection, Menlo Park (acquired from the above) 

Private Collection, Mexico City (acquired from the above) 

Christie's New York, 22 November 1999, lot 38

Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Raúl Flores, 5 Pintores Mexicanos: O'Gorman, Mexico City, 1957, no. 9, illustrated 
Antonio Luna Arroyo, Juan O'Gorman, Mexico City, 1973, p. 487, illustrated 
Grupo Financiero Bital, Mauricio López Valdés et al.O'Gorman, Mexico City, 1999, p. 276, illustrated in color
Antonio Luna Arroyo, Juan O'Gorman: Autobiografía, Antología, Juicios Críticos y documentación exhaustiva sobre su obra, Mexico City, 1973, p. 487, illustrated