Latin American Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 22.05.2019 - 23.05.2019

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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Mujer con rebozo (Woman with a Shawl) signed and dated 'Tamayo-O-48' (upper left) oil and pastel on masonite panel 48 x 36 in. (122 x 91 cm.) Painted in 1948. Provenance Galería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City, 1958. Acquired from the above

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Francisco Zúñiga (1912-1988)

Francisco Zúñiga (1912-1988) Juchiteca Sentada stamped and dated 'ESCULTOR FRANCISCO ZUNIGA FUNDICION MOISES DEL AGUILA 1973-0' (on the left side of the base) bronze with brown patina 41 ½ x 35 ½ in. (105.4 x 90.2 cm.) Executed in 1973. Edition of four. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Remedios Varo (1908-1963)

Remedios Varo (1908-1963) Simpatía (La rabia del gato) signed 'R. Varo' (lower right) oil on Masonite 37 ¾ x 33 ½ in. (95.9 x 85.1 cm.) Painted in 1955. Provenance Private collection, Mexico. Albert Lewin, Los Angeles. Salón de la Plástica Mexicana, Mexico City. Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Rodolfo Nieto (1936-1985)

Rodolfo Nieto (1936-1985) Personaje III signed and dedicated 'a Nancy, Nieto' (lower left) oil on canvas 44 ¾ x 57 ½ in. (114 x 146 cm.) Painted in 1974. Provenance Arte Actual Mexicano, Monterrey, Mexico. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$220,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Francisco Toledo (b. 1940)

Francisco Toledo (b. 1940) Burro espinado signed 'Toledo' (lower left) gouache on paper 22 ¼ x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.2 cm.) Painted in 1976. Provenance Martha Jackson Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Wifredo Lam (1902-1982)

Wifredo Lam (1902-1982) Untitled signed 'Wifredo Lam' (lower right) oil on canvas 82 ½ x 66 in. (209.6 x 167.6 cm.) Painted in 1958. Provenance B. and I. Salomon, Paris. Galerie Gobbi, Paris. Anon sale, Christie's, New York, 17 May 1989, lot 34. Anon sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 November 2004, lot

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

Fernando Botero (b. 1932) The Bathroom signed and dated 'Botero 95' (lower right) oil on canvas 51 ½ x 40 in. (130.8 x 101.6 cm.) Painted in 1995. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner 4 January 1997

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$450,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

Fernando Botero (b. 1932) Derechazo signed 'Botero' (lower right) oil on canvas 71 x 50 in. (180.3 x 127 cm.) Painted in 1984. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Anon sale, Christie's, New York, 28 May 1997, lot 45. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Hombre signed and dated 'Tamayo O-79' (lower left) titled and dated 'Hombre 1980' (on the reverse) acrylic and sand on canvas 51 ¼ x 37 ¼ in. (130.2 x 94.6 cm.) Painted in 1979. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Fernando Botero, New York. Stichting Fondation

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Carlos Alfonzo (1950-1991)

Carlos Alfonzo (1950-1991) Water Seeds signed 'ALFONZO' (right panel, lower right), also signed, titled and dated 'ALFONZO, WATER SEEDS, 1988-89' (center and right panels, on the reverse) oil on canvas 56 3/8 x 80 7/8 in. (143.2 x 205.4 cm.) each panel, 56 3/8 x 242 5/8 in. (143.2 x 616.3 cm

Lot #: 52

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Roberto Obregón (1946-2003)

Roberto Obregón (1946-2003) SDC each numbered (on the recto) and titled 'SDC' and numbered again (on the verso) cut rubber 16 elements: largest measuring 17 x 24 in. (43.2 x 60.9 cm.) smallest measuring 13 5/8 x 14¼ in. (34.6 x 36.2 cm.) dimensions variable when installed Executed circa 1995. 16 in

Lot #: 54

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Arturo Herrera (b. 1959)

Arturo Herrera (b. 1959) Untitled (Double Castle/Purple) collage and acrylic on paper 65 x 96 in. (165.1 x 243.8 cm.) Executed in 2005. Provenance Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York. Private collection, Miami. Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 23 May 2012, lot 49. Acquired from the above sale by the

Lot #: 58

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Tomás Sánchez (b. 1948)

Tomás Sánchez (b. 1948) Meditador, laguna, nube signed and dated, 'Tomás Sánchez 18' (lower left) signed, dated, and titled 'Tomás Sánchez, MEDITADOR, LAGUNA, NUBE, ACRILICO-2018, A-5-6-12' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 18 1/8 x 24 in. (46 x 61 cm.) Painted in 2018

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

Fernando Botero (b. 1932) Still Life signed and numbered 'Botero, 1/6' and stamped with foundry mark (on leg of table) bronze 16 x 11 ½ x 6 ¼ in. (41 x 29.2 x 16 cm.) Executed in 1981. Edition one of six. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 19 November 2001

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$220,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Ana Mercedes Hoyos (1942-2014)

Ana Mercedes Hoyos (1942-2014) Porcelana del caribe signed 'hoyos 95' (lower left) oil on canvas 47 ¼ x 47 ¼ in. (120 x 120 cm.) Painted in 1995. Provenance Galería Espacio, San Salvador. Acquired from the above (2009

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Julio Larraz (b. 1944)

Julio Larraz (b. 1944) El Faraón signed 'Larraz' (upper right) oil on canvas 64 x 55 ½ in. (162.6 x 141 cm.) Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Julio Larraz (b. 1944)

Julio Larraz (b. 1944) Cunctator signed 'Larraz' (lower right) oil on canvas 71 ½ x 60 in. (181.6 x 152.4 cm.) Painted in 2008. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011)

Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) Green signed and dated 'CLAUDIO BRAVO MCMXCVIII' (lower right) pastel on paper 43 x 29 ½ in. (109.2 x 74.9 cm.) Executed in 1998. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Cícero Dias (1907-2003)

Cícero Dias (1907-2003) Le rêve (O s onho) signed and dated ‘Cicero Dias 1931’ (lower right) watercolor and ink on paper 20 x 28 ½ in.(51 x 72.5 cm.) Executed in 1931. Provenance Studio of the artist. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Jose Pancetti (1902-1958)

Jose Pancetti (1902-1958) Untitled (Double-Sided Painting) signed and dated 'Pancetti 45' (lower left) on the recto; signed 'Pancetti' (lower right) on the verso oil on canvas 21 ¼ x 26 in. (54 x 66 cm.) Painted in 1945 (recto). Painted circa 1945 (verso

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Francisco Narváez (1905-1982)

Francisco Narváez (1905-1982) Escena con tres figuras signed and dated ‘Narvaez 42’ (lower left) stained mahogany 30 ¾ x 39 ½ x 2 in. (78.1 x 100.3 x 5 cm.) Executed in 1942. Unique. Provenance Private collection, Maracaibo, Caracas, Fort Worth and Arizona. By descent from the above to the present

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Alejandro Xul Solar (1887-1963)

Alejandro Xul Solar (1887-1963) Untitled signed and dated 'Xul 1923' (lower center) watercolor and gouache on paper laid down on cardboard 13 ¼ x 15 ¾ in. (33.7 x 40 cm.) Executed in 1923

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Joaquín Torres-García (1874-1949)

Joaquín Torres-García (1874-1949) Constructivo a cinco tonos con dos figuras discutiendo oil on board 21 ¼ x 33 ½ in. (54 x 85 cm) Painted circa 1946. Provenance Estate of the artist. Augusto Torres, Montevideo. Private collection, Barcelona Private collection, Madrid

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Matta (1911-2002)

Matta (1911-2002) Mine of Time (Reservoir du Temps) signed 'Matta' (lower right), titled twice 'MINE OF TIME, RESERVOIR-DU-TEMPS' and dated '85' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 85 x 155 ¼ in. (216 x 394.3 cm.) Painted in 1983. Provenance Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona. Acquired from the

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Roberto Montenegro (1885-1968)

Roberto Montenegro (1885-1968) Untitled (Tehuanas in Traditional Huipil Grande Headdresses) signed 'Montenegro' (lower right) oil on canvas 36 1/8 x 30 in. (91.8 x 76.2 cm.) Painted circa 1920s. Provenance Eva M. Nelson (sister of the artist), Los Angeles, California. By descent to the present

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949)

José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949) El estudio del pintor (also known as Naturaleza muerta--Autorretrato) signed and dated ‘J.C. Orozco 1944’ (lower right) oil on canvas 24 7/8 x 33 7/8 in. (63 x 85.9 cm.) Painted in 1944. Provenance Acquired from the artist. Irving Richards collection, New York. Anon

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$220,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Ricardo Martínez (1918-2009)

Ricardo Martínez (1918-2009) Elotes signed and dated 'Ricardo Martinez 57' (lower left) oil on canvas 49 ½ x 31 ½ in. (125.7 x 80 cm.) Painted in 1957. Provenance Galería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City. Private collection (acquired from the above 1958). Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 21 November

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Carlos Mérida (1891-1984)

Carlos Mérida (1891-1984) El pequeño venado signed and dated 'CARLOS MERIDA 1968' (lower left) gold leaf, tempera and Politec on panel 44 x 30 ½ in. (111.8 x 77.5 cm.) Executed in 1968. Provenance Private collection, Mexico City (acquired from the artist). Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 17

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Francisco Toledo (b. 1940)

Francisco Toledo (b. 1940) La hacienda Gouache and ink on paper 26 ½ x 40 in. (67.3 x 101.6 cm.) Executed in 1974. Provenance Martha Jackson Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner 20 April 1974

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Taurus signed and dated 'Tamayo O-62' (upper right) oil on canvas 37 ½ in. x 51 in. (95.3 x 129.5 cm.) Painted in 1962. Provenance Boris Litvin, Mexico City. Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 30 May 1985, lot 79. Bernard and Edith Lewin, Palm Springs, California. Gift from

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019