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Miguel Covarrubias

Madre y niño

Auction Closed

May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


30,000 - 40,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collection

Miguel Covarrubias

1904 - 1957

Madre y niño

signed Covarrubias (lower right) 

gouache, watercolor and brush and ink on paper

10 by 8¼ in.

25.4 by 21 cm.

Executed in 1927. 

Harry Block, New York (acquired as a gift of the artist circa 1935) 
Private Collection, Mexico (acquired by descent from the above) 
Acquired from the above by the present owner 
Museo Soumaya, Miguel Covarrubias: Cuatro Miradas Four Visions, Madrid, 2005, no. 169, pp. 50-51, illustrated in color
Lucia Garcia-Noriega y Nieto and Laura Begona Nieto, eds., Miguel Covarrubias: Homenaje, Mexico City, 1987, p. 48, illustrated in color
Sylvia Navarrete, Miguel Covarrubias: Artista y Explorador, Mexico City, 1993, no. 36, p. 27, illustrated in color