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Rufino Tamayo

Hombre rojo

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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


180,000 - 220,000 USD

Lot Details


Rufino Tamayo

1899 - 1991

Hombre rojo 

inscribed with artist's signature, dated 1990 and numbered 3/3

steel with unique patina 

height: 82 in.

208.3 cm.

This example executed in 1990 as number 3 from an edition of 3. 

Please refer to for updated provenance on this lot.

GVG Editions, Monterrey (commissioned from the artist)

Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art, New York (acquired from the above)

Quinta Galería, Bogotá (acquired from the above)

Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above)

Sotheby's New York, 3 June 1999, lot 53 (consigned by the above) 

Sotheby's New York, 24 November 2014, Lot 27 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Paris, Salon de Mars, Latinoamérica-España, 1990, no. 21, illustrated in color
New York, Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art, Masterpieces of Mexican Art: Ancient to Modern, Eight Monumental Sculptures by Tamayo, 1990, no. 49
Chicago, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Sculptures and Mixographs by Rufino Tamayo, 1990-91, no. 5, p. 3, illustrated in color
Kruishoutem, Belgium, Fondation Veranneman, Europalia Festival, Rufino Tamayo Sculptures, 1993
New York, Robert Miller Gallery/Galería Ramis Barquet, Rufino Tamayo, 1997