Latin American Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 22.05.2019 - 23.05.2019

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Francisco Zúñiga (1912-1998)

Francisco Zúñiga (1912-1998) Mujer del sureste inscribed 'ESCULTOR FRANCISCO ZUNIGA, FUNDICION MOISES DEL AGUILA' and dated '1960' (near the base) bronze 42 x 26 x 29 in. (106.7 x 66 x 73.7 cm.) Executed in 1960. Edition of two. Provenance Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, New York. Acquired from the

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Ricardo Martínez (1918-2009)

Ricardo Martínez (1918-2009) Mujer con tres figuras signed and dated 'Ricardo Martinez 65' (lower right) oil on canvas 82 ½ x 68 ½ in (209.6 x 174 cm.) Painted in 1965. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist (1974-75

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Rodolfo Nieto (1936-1985)

Rodolfo Nieto (1936-1985) Perro azul signed 'Nieto' (lower left) oil on canvas 27 ¼ x 31 ¼ in. (69 x 79 cm.) Painted in 1976. Provenance Arte Actual Mexicano, Monterrey, Mexico. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Lilia Carrillo (1930–1974)

Lilia Carrillo (1930–1974) Símbolos actuales signed and dated "Lilia Carrillo, 1968' (lower right) oil and graphite on canvas 29 5/8 x 39 ¼ in. (75.2 x 99.7 cm.) Painted in 1968. Provenance Galería Juan Martín, Mexico City. Acquired from the above in 1971

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991)

Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Sandías inscribed, dated and numbered 'TAMAYO, O-89, 4/7' (on base) steel with black patina 78 ¾ x 13 x 12 7/8 in. (200 x 33 x 32.7 cm.) Executed in 1989. Edition four of seven. Provenance Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 31 May 2001, lot 29. Acquired from the above sale by

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Matta (1911-2002)

Matta (1911-2002) Dawn and Dew oil on canvas 76 1/8 x 112 in. (193.3 x 284.5 cm.) Painted in 1953. Provenance Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. The Estate of Mrs. William A. M. Burden, Christie’s, New York, 24 November 1997, lot 55. Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Oswaldo Vigas (1926-2014)

Oswaldo Vigas (1926-2014) Enigmadora signed 'Vigas' (lower left) and also signed, dated and numbered 'Enigmadora 72, #118' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 59 x 70 5/8 in. (150 x 180 cm.) Painted in 1972. Provenance Acquired from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 31

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

Fernando Botero (b. 1932) Mother and Child signed and numbered 'Botero AP 2/2' (on the base) bronze 83 x 45 ½ x 27 in. (210.8 x 115.6 x 68.6 cm.) Artist's proof two of two. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Private collection, Greece (acquired from the above

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$1,200,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011)

Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) Calabazas verdes signed and dated 'CLAUDIO BRAVO MCMXCII' (lower left) oil on canvas 37 ¾ x 51 in. (95.9 x 129.5 cm.) Painted in 1992. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner 16 October 1992

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

Fernando Botero (b. 1932) Mujer a caballo signed and numbered 'Botero 5/6' (on the base) bronze 28 x 10 ½ x 18 ½ in. (71.1 x 26.7 x 47 cm.) Executed in 1994. Edition five of six. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner 4 January 1997

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$400,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

Fernando Botero (b. 1932) Vase with Flowers signed 'BOTERO' (lower left) oil on canvas 66 ½ x 59 ¼ in. (168.9 x 150.5 cm.) Painted circa 1960

Lot #: 36

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Alejandro Obregón (1920-1992)

Alejandro Obregón (1920-1992) Homenaje a Zurbarán signed 'Obregón' (lower left), and dated '1962' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 31 x 36 ½ in. (78.7 x 992.7 cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 37

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Ana Mercedes Hoyos (1942-2014)

Ana Mercedes Hoyos (1942-2014) Porcelana y mar signed and dated 'hoyos 2000' (right panel, lower right) oil on canvas 23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in. (60 x 60 cm.) each; 23 5/8 x 47 ¼ in. (60 x 120 cm) overall Painted in 2000. Diptych. Provenance Private collection, Bogotá

Lot #: 39

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) Rape of Europa signed and dated 'Botero 91' (lower right) oil on canvas 32 ½ x 39 ¼ in. (83 x 100 cm.) Painted in 1991. Provenance Fondation Veranneman, Kruishoutem, Belgium. Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 30 May 2007, lot 36. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 40

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Olga De Amaral (b. 1932)

Olga De Amaral (b. 1932) Alquimia XII signed and titled 'Olga de Amaral, ALQUIMIA No. 12' and inscribed 'ref. 371' (on the verso) oil on thread, gold leaf and gesso on linen 55 x 37 ¾ in. (139.7 x 95.9 cm.) Executed in 1983. Provenance Galería La Francia, Medellín. Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 41

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Fernando De Szyszlo (1924-2017)

Fernando De Szyszlo (1924-2017) Travesía III, Armendariz signed 'Szyszlo' (lower right), titled and dated 'TRAVESÍA (III), ARMENDARIZ/73' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 58 5/8 x 46 5/8 in. (148.9 x 118.4 cm.) Painted in 1973. Provenance Galería Quintana, Bogotá. Galería Durbán-Segnini, Caracas

Lot #: 42

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) Carnival M signed and dated 'Botero 16' (lower right) oil on canvas 49 ¾ x 39 ½ in. (126.4 x 100.3 cm.) Painted in 2016. Provenance Dirimart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 43

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Tomás Sánchez (b. 1948)

Tomás Sánchez (b. 1948) Orilla y cielo gris signed and dated 'Tomás Sánchez 95' (lower right) acrylic on canvas 23 ½ x 35 ½ in. (59.7 x 90.2 cm.) Painted in 1995. Provenance Private collection, Miami (acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 44

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011)

Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) Cascos moto signed and dated 'CLAUDIO BRAVO, MMIX' (lower right) oil on canvas 45 1/8 x 57 ¾ in. (114.6 x 146.7 cm.) Painted in 2009. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 45

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Roberto Matta (1911-2002)

Roberto Matta (1911-2002) Untitled oil on canvas 100 x 164 ¾ in. (254 x 418.5 cm.) Painted in 1969 Provenance Malitte Pope Matta. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Olga Albizu (1924-2005)

Olga Albizu (1924-2005) Untitled signed ‘Albizu (lower left), also signed twice 'Albizu,' inscribed and dated 'Olga Albizu 1973' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 40 1/8 x 30 in. (101.9 x 76.2 cm.) Painted in 1973. Provenance Private collection, San Juan (acquired directly from the artist). Acquired

Lot #: 48

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Jesús Rafael Soto (1923-2005)

Jesús Rafael Soto (1923-2005) Curba libre signed, dated and titled 'Soto, 1970, CURBA LIBRE' (on the verso) acrylic on wood with painted metal rods 24 x 27 7/8 x 9 in. (60.9 x 70.8 x 22.9 cm.) Executed in 1970. Unique. Provenance Marlborough Gallery, New York, Hokin Gallery, Chicago. Acquired from

Lot #: 49

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Carlos Cruz-Diez (b. 1923)

Carlos Cruz-Diez (b. 1923) Physichromie no. 458 signed, dated and titled 'PHYSICHROMIE No. 458, CRUZ-DIEZ, PARIS, MAI 1969' (on the verso) acrylic, painted PVC and acrylic strips on wood in metal frame 24 x 47 ½ x 2 ½ in. (60.9 x 120.7 x 6.4 cm.) Executed in 1969. Provenance Galerie Denise René

Lot #: 50

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Cildo Meireles (b. 1948)

Cildo Meireles (b. 1948) Metros II 9B signed, dated and inscribed 'Cildo Meireles, METROS II, 9B, 1977, 1993' (on the verso) carpenter ruler assemblage with acrylic and paper collage on canvas 20 3/8 x 20 3/8 x 1 in. (51.6 x 51.6 x 2.5 cm.) Executed in 1977-1993. Provenance Galeria Luisa Strina, São

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Arnaldo Roche Rabell (1955-2018)

Arnaldo Roche Rabell (1955-2018) Essence oil on canvas 84 ½ x 60 ¼ in. (214.6 x 153 cm.) Provenance Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona. Acquired from the above by the present owner (February 1991

Lot #: 53

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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León Ferrari (1920-2013)

León Ferrari (1920-2013) Planeta stainless wire 32 ½ in. (82.6 cm.) diameter Executed in 2004. Unique. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 55

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Guillermo Kuitca (b. 1961)

Guillermo Kuitca (b. 1961) Idea de una pasión signed, dated and titled 'Kuitca, 1992, IDEA DE UNA PASIÓN' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 49 ¼ x 78 in. (125 x 198.1 cm.) Painted in 1992. Provenance Sperone Westwater, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 56

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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León Ferrari (1920-2013)

León Ferrari (1920-2013) Grafismos, flores y mariposas signed ‘león ferrari 98’ (lower right) also signed, dated and titled ‘grafismos, flores y mariposas, león ferrari, 1998’ (on the reverse) ink, charcoal, fabric flowers and plastic butterflies on canvas 70 ¾ x 58 ¾ in. (179.7 x 149.2 cm.) Painted

Lot #: 57

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Manuel Mendive (b. 1944)

Manuel Mendive (b. 1944) Aguas profundas signed and dated 'Mendive 1994' (lower right) oil on canvas 111 ¾ x 106 ¼ in. (284 x 270 cm.) Painted in 1994. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist at the VI Havana Biennial, 1997

Lot #: 59

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

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019

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Tomás Sánchez (b. 1948)

Tomás Sánchez (b. 1948) Basurero verde para falsos ecologistas signed and dated 'Tomás Sánchez 96' (lower right), signed and dated again and titled 'Tomás Sánchez BASURERO VERDE PARA FALSOS ECOLOGISTAS 1996' (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 42 3/8 x 58 1/8 in. (107.7 x 147.7 cm.) Painted in 1996

Lot #: 60

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019