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Diego Rivera

Retrato de Ángel Zárraga

Auction Closed

May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


80,000 - 120,000 USD

Lot Details


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

Diego Rivera

1886 - 1957

Retrato de Ángel Zárraga

signed Diego Rivera (lower left) 

oil on canvas 18¼ by 15⅛ in.

46.4 by 38.4 cm.

Executed circa 1906. 

We wish to thank Professor Luis-Martín Lozano for his kind assistance in confirming the authenticity of this lot.

Francisco Zárraga, Mexico (acquired by descent from the artist)
Ricardo Hecht, Mexico (acquired from the above) 
Galerías Kant, Mexico (acquired from the above) 
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above) 
Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Rubén Darío, "Cabezas. Ángel Zárraga”, Mundial Magazine, November 1912, illustrated p. 640

Antonio Luna Arroyo, Rescate de Ángel Zárraga, Mexico City, 1970, p. 60, illustrated 

Exh. Cat., Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, Diego Rivera: The Cubist Years, 1984, fig. 13, p. 35, illustrated 

Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, ed., Diego Rivera: catálogo general de obra de caballete, Mexico City, 1989, no. 85, p. 19, illustrated 

Guadalupe Rivera Marín and Juan Coronel Rivera, Encuentros con Diego Rivera, Mexico City, 1993, p. 89, illustrated in color

Landucci editores, Ángel Zárraga, Mexico City, 1997, p. 28, illustrated

Miami, Bass Museum of Art, The Figure in Latin American Art, 1981, p. 38, illustrated