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Rufino Tamayo

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Schätzpreis: 80.000 $ - 120.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  118.750 $
Los-Nr. 29, Aufrufe: 108

Rufino Tamayo Cabeza en rojo 1959 oil on canvas 15 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (40 x 27 cm.) Signed and dated "Tamayo 0-59" upper left; further signed "R.Tamayo" on the reverse. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Galería de Arte Mexicano.
Provenance Private Collection, Mexico By descent to the present owner Artist Bio Rufino Tamayo Mexican • 1899 - 1991 Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, Rufino Tamayo was an incredibly prolific artist working until his death at the age of 91. Half-European and half-Zapotec Indian, Tamayo produced work that was defined by his mestizo, or mixed-blood, heritage. Through his studies, Tamayo was exposed to every artistic school of his time including Fauvism, the classical French school, Cubism and Abstract Expressionism, all of which contributed to his style as it developed throughout his life. Tamayo reacted strongly against the Mexican muralists who dominated the art scene during his coming of age. Instead, his work is firmly grounded in realism while taking creative liberties in color and composition. His art emulates a unique blend of Cubism and Surrealism, joined with a deep understanding of Mexican culture. View More Works

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Auktionshaus: Phillips
Titel: Latin America
Auktionsdatum: 24.11.2014
Adresse: Phillips
New York