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David Alfaro Siqueiros

El machete (Autorretrato)

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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


200,000 - 300,000 USD

Lot Details


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

David Alfaro Siqueiros

1896 - 1974

El machete (Autorretrato) 

signed Siqueiros and dated 7-68 (lower right) 

pyroxylin on panel 

48 by 45¼ in.

121.9 by 114.9 cm.

Executed in July 1968. 

Giuliano Gemma, Rome (acquired directly from the artist) 

Sotheby's New York, 17 May 1994, lot 40 (consigned by the above) 

Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above) 

Christie's New York, 31 May 2007, lot 21 

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Raquel Tibol, Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros, Tamayo, Mexico City, 1985, illustrated in color on the cover 
Mario de Micheli, Siqueiros, Mexico City, 1985, illustrated in color on the cover