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Auction: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale
was auctioned on: 29 June 2020
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Estimate: US$1,200,000 - US$1,800,000
Price realised:  n. a.
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The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important EstateRUFINO TAMAYO1899 - 1991MADRE FELIZ Signed Tamayo and dated 49 (upper left)Oil on canvas49¾ by 39¾ in.126.4 by 101 cmPainted in 1949.ProvenanceGalería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico CityM. Knoedler & Co., Inc, New York (acquired by 1950)Nathan Cummings, Chicago (acquired from the above and sold: Christie's, New York, November 24, 1998, lot 18)Private Collection, Mexico (and sold: Christie's, New York, May 30, 2001, lot 47)Acquired at the above saleLiteratureEnrique Gual, Rufino Tamayo Mexico City, 1950, n.n., illustrated in color n.p.Paul Westheim, Rufino Tamayo Mexico City, 1957, n.n., illustrated n.p.T. Casasu, Arte de ayer y hoy, Mexico City, 1971, n.n., illustrated in color p. 34ExhibitedChicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, Tamayo, 1948, no. 4Mexico City, Galería Central de Arte Moderno Misrachi, Rufino Tamayo 1949, no. 4New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Recent Works by Rufino Tamayo 1950, no. 17Buenos Aires, Museo de Bellas Artes, Rufino Tamayo Pinturas y litografías, 1951, no. 19, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale
Date of the auction: 29 Jun 2020
Address: Sotheby's
New York

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